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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…

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…

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


Michaela Cryar

Director of Younity

Manages the fabulous team at Younity and leads the joint venture between Octopus & Midcounties Co-op to support our community energy partners, facilitate growth in the sector, inspire people to join the movement…

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Amelia Crews

Community Renewables Engagement Lead

Focussed on energising community energy through empowering new audiences to join the movement, whilst mobilising and collaborating with those already in it.

Background: After graduating in 2020, I entered the…

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Connie Duxbury

Community Renewables Manager

Responsible for negotiating and managing Power Purchase Agreements to offtake the power that community-owned renewable generators produce by offering market access and fair pricing to groups. Also leading business development activity…

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Ewan Corley

Social Media and Content Executive

Creating relatable and engaging content to help motivate, empower and inform pre-existing and new audiences about community energy. Providing information on events, workshops and current affairs to help educate and expand the sector.