The Board of Directors of HKD Energy Ltd currently has five members with a sound combination of skills and experience.
- Chris Handel (Chair) is Director (Rating & Taxation) at CBRE Ltd, London. CBRE is a leading full-service real estate services company, operating around the world. Chris has had a long involvement with HKD and has a particular interest in the Low Carbon Economy, both professionally and in his private life.
- John Willis (Secretary) is retired after more than 40 years as a mechanical engineer in the power industry in UK and Australia. Most recently he was project engineering manager for several large power plants including combined power and desalination plants in the Middle East. He is a Chartered Engineer (Australia) and Associate Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
- Juliet Merrifield (Treasurer) is retired after 35 years’ experience as an adult educator and researcher, and director of non-profit organisations in the UK and USA. She has served on the boards of a number of charities and other non-profit organisations.
Bec Hanley works with a range of charities, the NHS and research organisations (both in this country and in Australia) to promote the involvement of people who use services in health care and health research. She has lived in Sussex for over 30 years.
- Darren Berman has worked within the energy and wider sustainability sector for over 10 years now, initially at Creative Environmental Networks (a not for profit company) and the CBRE (a large property consultancy). At Creative Environmental Networks, Darren worked on domestic renewables programmes (running installer training and grant schemes to promote solar), community renewables projects (including assisting numerous schools in London to adopt solar PV) and sustainable design and construction services (helping developers to incorporate low and zero carbon technologies into new developments). More recently, at CBRE, Darren has been assisting both occupiers and investors in property to reduce carbon emissions and comply with the ever increasingly complex energy and carbon legislation.