New Renewable Energy Association Policy Board to speak with united UK industry voice

TRenewable Energy Associationhe UK’s Renewable Energy Association has held an EGM to adopt the new Articles and By-laws of the Association to bring about changes to the Board structure.

This has resulted in a smaller REA Governance Board, focusing on strategy, financial and reputational governance, and a new Policy Board to oversee the REA’s policy work.

A spokesman for the association said: “This new structure is intended to enable the  Renewable Energy Association to speak with a united industry voice that also takes full account of the specific needs of different technologies.

“The REA would like to thank Board members past and present for their support to the REA and professionalism in working through these important changes.”

Several members of the previous REA Board have been voted in to continue serving on the new REA Governance Board, which now comprises:


  • Chief Executive: Dr Nina Skorupska
  • Chairman: Martin Wright
  • Secretary: Rory Tait (no voting rights)
  • Andrew MacLellan
  • Richard Stark (Policy Board Chair)
  • Duncan Valentine


The new REA Policy Board comprises:


  • Chief Executive: Dr Nina Skorupska
  • Head of Policy: Paul Thompson
  • Head of Public Affairs: James Court
  • Bioenergy Group Chair: Alex Young
  •  Biogas Group Chair: John Baldwin
  • Biomass Heat Group Chair: Bruno Prior
  • Biomass Power Group Chair: David Williams
  • Deep Geothermal Group Chair: Michael Feliks
  • Gasification & Pyrolysis Sub-Group Chair: Hilary Stone
  • Ocean Energy Group Chair: Max Carcas
  • On-Site Renewables Group Chair: Chris Miles
  •  Organics Recycling Group Chair: Alexander Maddan
  •  Renewable Power Group Chair : Mark Knights
  •  Renewable Transport Fuels Group Chair: Richard Stark (Chair)
  •  Solar Trade Association Chief Executive: Paul Barwell
  •  Wood Heat Association Interim Chair: Julian Morgan-Jones

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