We are very lucky to be supported by a growing group of local advisers and supporters...

Steve West, Vice Chancellor of the University of West of England and Chair of regional LEP;


Canon Dr John Savage CBE, Chair West of England Initiative and Bristol Royal Infirmary;


Darren Jones MP;


Alex Chalk MP;


Wera Hobhouse MP;


Claire Perry MP;


Michelle Donelan MP;


Hugh Brady, Vice Chancellor of Bristol University;


Professor Ian White VC of Bath Uni;


James Durie, CEO of Business West, The Initiative and Chambers of Commerce;


David Owen, CEO of Gloucestershire LEP;


Ken Loach, social campaigner and film director;


Alan Bailey, Chairman Low Carbon SW and serial entrepreneur;


Marcelle Spellor OBE, Founder Localgiving and  trustee of New Philanthropy Capital;


Jaya Chakrabarti, Board member of SWIG Finance;


Jeremy Sell, Bath based growth, institutional investor and IPO expert; 


Alastair Sawday, publisher and environmentalist;


James Moore, Founder, CSBA;


Peter Capener, Founder Bristol and Bath Community Energy and Trustee at Power To Change;


Alan Bec RSA SW Fellowship Councillor;


John Pontin OBE;


Dave White Founder and CEO White Bruce;


Ian Townsend, CEO of Bristol Green Capital Partnership; 


Mohammed Sadiq, Chair Bristol Green Capital Partnership;


Tony Greenham, Director of Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing, RSA;


Peter Lipman, Chair Transition Network;


Rob Hopkins, Founder of the Transition Towns movement;


Sir Jonathan Porritt, past Chair of SW RDA;


Dave Hunter, Trustee Bristol Pound;

Simon Cooper, Society of Merchant Venturers, chair of the Schumacher Society, director of Bristol Chamber of Commerce & Initiative;


Peter Holbrook, CEO Social Enterprise UK;


Andrew Garrad, Society of Merchant Venturers and Cabot Institute;


Ken Simpson, Regional Chair of the Federation of Small Businesses;


Seth Tabatznik, Founder of Berti Investments;


Edward Hoare, banker and philanthropist;


Colin Skellett, CEO Wessex Water; Professor Olinga Taeed, Founder Blockchain Alliance for Good;


Barbara Mellish, President Blockchain Alliance for Good;


Charlie Thomas, Fund Manager of  Jupiter Ecology Fund and Jupiter Responsible Income Fund;


Chris Coles, Bath social entrepreneur and finance sector specialist;


Alastair Singleton, Founder Hanover Fox headhunters;


Peter Macfadeyn, ex-Mayor of Frome;


Molly Scott-Cato MEP;


Merlin Hyman, CEO Regen SW;


Peter Madden OBE;


Jamie Pike, Founder of Bristol Coexist and Canteen;


Oliver Mochizuki, Founder and CEO of Fundsurfer;


Ed Mayo, Secretary General of Cooperatives UK;


Gavin Eddy, Social/Angel Investor;


Tom Sain, Investment Manager;


Tom Carnac, Mission 2020;


James Perry and Charmian Love, Co-Chairs of B Corps UK;


Paul Cobham, Social/Angel Investor;


Stephen Dawson, Venture Capital pioneer and Angel Investor;


Luke Lang, Co-Founder Crowdcube;


Chris Shaw, Chairman of Savings Champion;


David Freed, Founder Deeley Freed Estates and The Park Community Centre;


Trevor Osbourne, Chair The Osbourne Group, Governor and Trustee of Bath Spa University, member of the Bath Initiative and Greater Bath Ltd;


Henry Meakin, Founder, GWR.