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Our team

We’re a lucky bunch at Younity. Because our fight for the future of community energy is supported by the dedication, belief and imagination of a truly amazing team… led by our board of directors and trustees.

Board members

Matt Bunney

Matt Bunney

Head of Procurement and Market Risk, Octopus Energy

Matt joined Octopus Energy in 2016 and has built the wholesale procurement and market risk function. Prior to that he was in a similar position for Co-op Energy and is proud to have been writing community energy PPAs, pricing models, hedging strategies and generation…

Lizzie Hieron

Lizzie Hieron

Director, Younity

Lizzie has spent her career working in Utilities and Telecoms, leading high-performance teams to deliver exceptional customer experience to both domestic and commercial customers.

Zoisa North-Bond

Zoisa North-Bond

CEO of Octopus Energy for Business and Octopus Energy for Generation

Epitomising the agile leadership that is synonymous with disruptive businesses, Zoisa leads both the generation the business retail arm of Octopus Energy - the 'EnTech' pioneer and fastest growing energy retailer in the UK, now supplying more than 2.2m household customers in the UK.

Pete Westall

Pete Westall

Chief Values Officer for The Midcounties Co-operative

Pete Westall is the Chief Values Officer for The Midcounties Co-operative, part of the Executive team and has worked for the Society for 30 years. 

Younity team members

Tom Hoines

Tom Hoines

Managing Director

Tom joined Younity as Managing Director in November 2019, having worked in the energy industry for over ten years, most of which has been focused in renewable energy.

Ryan Rushton

Ryan Rushton

Business Development Manager, Younity

Ryan has spent the last nine years working across different divisions of The Midcounties Co-operative, including six years in Co-op Energy working in Event, Channel and Project Management. 

Michaela

Michaela Cryar

Head of Product & Origination, Younity

Michaela has over ten years’ experience in the energy sector, working primarily with the largest energy consumers across the UK.

Having recently joined from BP’s trading strategy team, focusing on global projects across power, gas and oil products, Michaela has a…