People at Power for Good

Margaret Healey-Pollett


Margaret has been interested in renewable energy for as long as she can
remember, and is greatly encouraged by the way it is now being developed
and installed across the country, especially by local community
groups.  Margaret lives in Kings Heath in a house with a south-facing
roof where solar panels were installed in September 2011.  She belongs
to All Saints Church in Kings Heath where she also managed the installation of PV panels.

John Heywood

Company Secretary

·     John has demonstrated his commitment to public service and
administration by being a local authority social worker for thirty six years
before retirement.  His interest in environmental issues was nurtured by
life in Gloucestershire; and is an expression of his Christian commitment to
the world. He has directed the installation of solar panels on his parish

Steve Lyne


After 40 years as a quantity surveyor Steve has a good
understanding of building construction and civil engineering, and knows how the
industry works. He also maintains great interest in all modes of renewable
energy generation, but focussing on photovoltaic panels and keeping abreast of
current developments. He is a member of a Transition Group in Sutton Coldfield,
he is involved in a hydro scheme in a Birmingham Park and he is presently
renovating his own house to a low carbon standard.

Beryl Moppett



Beryl is a retired mathematics teacher and a Reader in the Anglican Church.
For the last five years, on behalf of the Solihull Faiths Forum,
she has organised the Go Green Fair that takes place in the centre of Solihull
and is currently chairing the Solihull Big Green Group.

Rudy Smith


Rudy is a part-certified accountant (ACCA) who gained
early experience with KPMG and Kalamazoo. Passionate about sport, particularly
rugby, he developed and directed a series of sports related businesses. For ten
years he also ran Malvern Rugby Club. He is a member at SS Mary & Ambrose
Anglican Church, Edgbaston.

John Wilkinson


Anglican parish priest (retired) and former theological college tutor in Mission,
Pastoral Studies and Black Theology, who is active in peace and justice issues and
has a particular concern for combating climate change, the generation of energy
from renewable sources and reducing the carbon footprint of church communities.

Shamshar Dharsani

Adviser from the Coventry and Warwickshire
Co-operative Development Agency