We build brilliant teams

Our core team consists of our four partners, supplemented by brilliant teams of experienced, trusted professionals that we build to support diverse projects, in Welsh and English, online and in person.

Our Partners

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Mari Arthur

Mari is an expert in sustainability and strategic communication. Previously, as the Director of Cynnal Cymru, she was instrumental in transitioning the charity’s fully funded model to generating independent revenue to deliver sustainable development advice and support across all sectors, throughout Wales. 

Until 2022, Mari was Chair of Dwr Cymru’s Independent Environmental Advisory Panel and she is currently a member of Dwr Cymru’s Customer Challenge Group, Wales & West Utilities Customer Engagement Group and WPD’s Customer Group.

Her experience includes running a marketing consultancy for over 15 years, establishing three businesses, being a non-executive director at Keep Wales Tidy and Warm Wales, Chairing the Board at Ynni Sir Gar and being Governor at two schools in Llanelli.


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David Clubb

David’s areas of expertise are in digital communications, open source software and strategy, renewable energy and governance. His previous roles include Director of the trade body for renewable energy in Wales, RenewableUK Cymru, and Senior Project Manager at the European Environment Agency.

He is a Fellow and ex-Trustee of the Institute of Welsh Affairs, sits on the Welsh Government Equality in STEM Board, is a Management Committee member of the Cardiff National Park City campaign, and is Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission for Wales.


Joseph Kidd

Joseph is an energy specialist with 20 years experience across a range of renewable energy projects. He is Vice-Chair and Board Member of Marine Energy Wales, and has been involved in the majority of offshore renewables development in Welsh waters to date including offshore wind, wave, tidal stream and tidal lagoon projects. He supported the production of Wales’ Marine Energy Strategic Roadmap, and the production of Regional Locational Guidance for offshore renewables and aquaculture in Welsh waters. He also supported the establishment of strategic programmes to encourage innovation and support the growth of offshore renewables in Wales including the Pembrokeshire and Anglesey Demonstration Zones, ORJIP Ocean Energy, META, and ORE Catapults Marine Energy Engineering Centre of Excellence (MEECE). 

Joseph has extensive experience of development-focussed stakeholder engagement, and has recently supported decarbonisation strategies and Local Area Energy Plans for a number of local authorities and public bodies. He has also led a number of innovative energy system feasibility studies including the Milford Haven Energy Kingdom project focussed on a hydrogen economy, and on the Llyn peninsula to help enable decarbonisation and alleviate grid constraints. 

Joseph is an APM certified project manager with extensive experience of establishing sector leading teams, coordinating delivery and ensuring successful outcomes for projects. 

Joseph is based in Swansea and is a Welsh learner.

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Peter Trott

Peter brings an extensive set of skills in governance, business development and entrepreneurship.

Previously a senior executive in the telecommunications industry, he is now an Associate of the Institute of Environmental Managers and Assessors, and dedicated to helping organisations implement sustainability, and is a mentor for start-ups in Wales, as well as Chairing the Cardiff and Vale Citizens Advice Bureau.

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Louise Kirton

Louise has worked in many industries, volunteering, charity work, running projects, managing training courses and events. She has an ILM level 5 qualification in management.

Her passion is to be involved with local communities, sharing ideas and successes. Listening to the wants and needs of areas around Wales. She is a passionate fluent Welsh speaker who loves her beautiful country.

Louise was involved from the beginning of the, now very famous ferry between Ferryside and Llansteffan; organising trips and ferry crossings bringing both villages together, whilst giving people the experience of the beautiful estuary.

She was also the organiser of a local Litter busters group, who collected litter on a weekly basis, and educated local children on how long items can take to go back into the earth, and what better way to start recycling rubbish.