qualified as an agricultural engineer and has worked in organic farming
for more than 15 years in managing roles, including starting up and
running his own organic farms in England and the Netherlands.
He has dealt extensively with planning matters of different kinds,
including planning for wind-turbine schemes.
has also worked on site sourcing across Devon, Cornwall and Wiltshire,
on project design, project management and contract negotiations on
pipelines of 50kW solar barns, 500kW wind turbines and a total of 50MW
of field-scale solar systems, the latter of which have now passed