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Andy Heald
Founder & Managing Director

Andy is the founder Generation Community Ventures, and has worked in low carbon asset management and community energy since 2010.


Andy leads on innovation projects for domestic solar, storage, demand side response and smart local energy. Andy is a member of the Energy Network Association Distributed Energy Steering Group and Ofgem's  Future Network Access Small Users Challenge Group

Andy holds an MSc Energy, Environmental Technology & Economics (Merit) from City University, London, a Securities Diploma and a BA Hons Political Theory & Economics (1993) from Liverpool University 


In his spare time Andy is a Trustee and Secretary for a charity promoting water based sports for all ages, and is found as often as possible on, in or under the water with his two children

Gareth Hughes
Non-Executive Director
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Gareth sits on GCV's advisory board and brings a wealth of knowledge on all aspects of the low carbon economy. 

Gareth founded Beetle Capital in 2008 and is also a founding member of Climate Change Capital where is led capital raises of approximately $1.75 bn for various CCC funds.

Will Emtage
Environmental, Social & Governance Consultant

Will has 10 years' experience in sustainable investment and brings particular expertise in financial modelling, portfolio analysis, and in the benchmark of environmental & social impacts.

Will was an integral part of the GCV team co-developing the proprietary asset management services and portfolio analysis services

Bethan Wynton
Director and Project Manager

Beth has worked in finance and project management in various roles for over 10 years. She has specialised in sustainability, social enterprise, and the public sector, as well as supporting small businesses to reduce their carbon footprint through low carbon and renewable technology.


A highly skilled project manager with Prince2 Agile training, Beth brings proven experience managing multiple stakeholders, whilst being passionate about social and environmental impact. Beth worked with the GCV team in the early days, supporting the first projects.

In her spare time Beth is Vice Treasurer for a cycling charity, helping people with disabilities access sport. She loves spending time outdoors, so will often be found swimming in the local lido or on a bike ride.

Steve Jennings
Non-Executive Chairman

Steve is an experienced management consultant, Board advisor and NED who specialises in the Energy & Utilities sector.


He holds senior roles with companies which span key components of the energy transition including data and technology services, research and consultancy, advanced metering and smart devices and low carbon infrastructure

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