The Board of Directors contains individuals with a rich mix of skills and experience.

Daniel Heery (Company Secretary) has 20 years experience of funding and delivering projects focused on communities.  He set up the award winning Cybermoor social enterprise in Cumbria and has worked on community owned infrastructure projects, focused on broadband.  His experience of trying to get a charging point installed on his street in Lancaster gave him the idea to use community shares to bring local people together for a co-op solution.  He is passionate about using community assets to find solutions to environmental problems.

 

Daniel Heery

Paul Fisher has over 20 years of experience in Senior Project Management and Controls roles in the Defence industry in the North West of England. Paul is a board member and presenter on community radio station Beyond Radio in Lancaster and Morecambe. Paul has always been interested in green technology and particularly electric cars. Living in a terraced house with no off street parking Paul has an ambition to own an electric vehicle within the next two years and is keen as a founding member of Charge My Street to make this happen in Lancaster.

Tony Haslam is a founder of Transition Lancaster which aims to make Lancaster a more Sustainable City.  He has worked in website design and internet marketing for the last 15 years and has his own small business.

 

Tony Haslam

Will Maden has over 15 years’ experience operating as a consultant specialising in logistics & transport. He is currently Director of Analytics for Miralis Data, a specialist algorithm and machine learning data agency. Will developed the first commercial algorithms in the UK to schedule and route electric commercial vehicles. More recently, he has been working with a multinational company developing a “smart charge” algorithm which allows electric vehicles to schedule more efficiently and to have the least impact on the national grid. His professional interest in electric vehicles has carried over to his personal life where he is currently waiting for delivery of his family’s first electric car.

Jim Mann lives near Lancaster Cathedral and has a background in telecoms, networking and programming.  He has worked at Lancaster University Network Services (LUNS), on community broadband projects and is currently employed at Vibe tickets in the Storey.   Jim is interested in the future of EVs and living on a terraced street is keen to see how electric vehicle infrastructure can create a cleaner, greener Lancaster.

 

Steve Jenkins is a Lancaster resident who is involved in several community projects such as Claver Hill Farm on the Ridge Estate.  He is passionate about environmental issues and has spent 10 years on Transition City Lancaster and was a Director of LESS.  He is looking forward to the positive impact that Charge my Street can make.  He previously worked for 20 years in ICT at Lancaster University.