Justin supports the Department of Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) funded & West of England Combined Authority hosted Southwest Net Zero Hub in the role of Funding & Investment Manager, providing price and investment support for the ever-growing South West Net Zero project portfolio. Justin is the Chair of the DESNZ led national Cross-Hub Green Finance Group, an (Associate) Non-Executive Director of Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and a member of the Co-op’s National Member’s Council and serves on the Business & Performance Committee.
Justin has an extensive background in education management, curriculum development, consultancy, investment banking, social enterprise, and sector specialisms in renewable energy research (FLOW), capital markets derivatives trading, hedging and customized infrastructure solutions. He has served as a Vice President and Director of Toronto Dominion Securities, Toronto Dominion Bank for over a decade before pursuing a career as senior leader in Further Education with another decade of service prior to entering research.
He has previously served as volunteer Chair of the Senior Executives Forum, Special Advisor to The Office of the Third Sector in the Cameron-led coalition UK Government, the DEFRA representative of the South West Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (RFCC), Treasurer of Volunteer Cornwall and a school governor for academies in both Devon & Cornwall as well as serving on a number of other not-for-profit Boards aligned to his professional expertise.
Justin previously owned and operated Celtic Sea Consultants, providing consultancy services across the region in a range of disciplines aligned with his professional practice.
Organisation: SW Net Zero Hub