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Climate Change Solutions (CCS) was set up to encourage the move to a low carbon future. CCS has been particularly involved with the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell industry , promoting this technology for over 10 years to encourage it’s use in buildings, transport and energy storage

 

RalphRalph Hepworth  – Non-Executive Director. He has an engineering training and, following university, worked for Dunlop and British Domestic Appliances in manufacturing roles. He then spent 11 years in the automotive industry, with Rover, before coming into consultancy with P-E International and was MD of their UK Consultancy from 1993 to 1998.   Subsequently, he spent time as MD of the UK subsidiary of Knight Wendling AG of Zürich, an international consultancy active in the metals sector.In 2003, he joined Advantage West Midlands as Development Manager for Environmental Technologies where he was responsible for projects such as the WindSupply initiative and the EnviroInnovate Programme.  Many of his projects were supported by EU funding, in particular ERDF, and EnviroInnovate was recognised as an EU exemplar project.He returned to consulting, this time on his own account, in 2009 and has since been involved  with the National Industrial Symbiosis Programme and building level Smart Grids, in addition to working with Climate Change Solutions. He is married with two daughters and an increasing number of grand children.
ralph@climate-change-solutions.co.uk

 

tony

Tony McNally Managing Director. He established Climate Change Solutions Ltd as a not for profit company promoting synergies and partnership to deliver low carbon solutions. ‘Building the Low Carbon Future’ – 20th May 2008 was the 8th Annual Conference delivered by Climate Change Solutions Ltd. Tony has 20 years experience working on environmental technology exhibitions, green shows and conferences with local authorities. His activities contributed to the Pledge to the Planet project leading to and as the central feature at the United Nation Earth Summit, Brazil 1992. Tony alongside partners developed the  Hydrogen and Fuel Cell conference which now in its 11th year attracts a large UK and International audience
tony@climate-change-solutions.co.uk

 

haroldJohn TurnerChairman – is an environmental and regulatory lawyer and a chartered water and environmental manager. He is a non-executive director of Climate Change Solutions Limited.
John is regulatory lead with Anthony Collins Solicitors in Birmingham and a director of Valeswood Fuel Cells Limited. He is also a member of the Environment Agency, Severn and Wye Flood Management Committee.
John’s hydrogen powered vehicles have been exhibited at the Royal Society, the Royal Institution and the London Science Museum. His team are currently building him a hydrogen fuel cell racing car.

 

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Jacqui StauntonProject Director . She was educated at York University and after working abroad joined Coventry City council and worked there for 25 years. Initially in the Open Learning Unit at Coventry Technical College followed by 20 years in economic development . For the last 10 years managing the Inward Investment Team and laterally also the Destination Marketing team.

Jacqui is a committed environmentalist and has a keen interest in all aspects of sustainability.

jacqui.staunton@climate-change-solutions.co.uk

 

Tatiana Pantelli

Tatiana Pantelli – Non executive Director. She has worked in CCS as Director and has facilitated partnerships between organisations in the UK and European Member States .  Now, she works in Brussels as the European Research and Business Development Manager for the University of Wolverhampton . She graduated from the Henley Business School and is multilingual ((Russian, English, Greek).

 

 

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Richard Berry – Non Executive Director is an IBM European Project manager. Chartered Engineer (CEng), Member of Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET) and Associate Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (AIEMA). He works across the Europe and the US region managing an European energy efficiency programme. He has 15 years experience working for IBM, managing projects with multi-disciplined, multi-cultural and geographically diverse teams. He has defined and implemented management systems to support organisational change and developed strategies to address anticipated future issues and risks. He is a non-executive director of Climate Change Solutions Limited, qualified to BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a MSc in Environmental Decision making. His previous management experience is with Thames Water and Siemens Nixdorf and a commission in the Royal Air Force.

 

David

David Middleton – Non Executive Director  – After working in journalism, PR and the exhibition and conference industry where his work took him across Europe, Japan and the USA, David Middleton became committed to green economy issues from 1990. He is former Secretary General of TURF (The Urban Renewal Foundation) and in 2013 retired from being CEO of the UK BCSD (the UK branch of the World Business Council) after 13 years and as CEO for the MEBC (the Midlands longest running business network to focus on sustainable development) after 20 years.
He is now Special Advisor to both UK BCSD and MEBC, non-executive chairman of Novus Science Ltd and a non-executive director of Climate Change Solutions Ltd.

 

 Stephan

Stephan Harrison – Non Executive Director – He is currently Associate Professor of Quaternary Science at Exeter University and a Leverhulme Research Fellow studying natural hazards and climate change. Previous to this he taught at Oxford University. Stephan has a PhD in Quaternary Science, 25 years research experience in the field of mountain responses to climate change and has worked for fourteen field seasons in Patagonia, and in the Tien Shan mountains of Kazakhstan, in Bolivia, European Alps, Norway, Iceland and the Himalaya. From this, Stephan has published over 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers. He is head of the Climate Change Expert Committee which advises the UK Health and Safety Executive on climate changes risks for all nuclear sites in the UK. He is a former member of the Environmental Research Group of the Institute of Actuaries and the Emergency Planning Society. He has advised, UK, US, Indian, Georgian, Chilean and Romanian Governmental organisations on climate change adaptation and impacts. Stephan is the Director of Climate Change Risk Management (www.ccrm.co.uk) which was set up in 2002 to provide scientific advice on climate change for governments and businesses. CCRM consists of 10 scientists from 4 countries all of whom are actively involved in climate change research.

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