Cheryl Hiles (non-exec Director)
Cheryl was one of the founders of CfR and was instrumental in setting up Regen, where she worked for 14 years. She is a specialist in spatial planning, distributed energy and stakeholder engagement.
In June 2017, Cheryl joined Pell Frischmann and assumed responsibility for the company’s energy and environment sector strategy. Before joining Pell Frischmann, Cheryl was an executive director at Regen; a mission led, not for profit consultancy, where she gained 14 years’ experience providing energy policy, investment and strategy guidance to a wide range of clients including local authorities, central government, businesses and utilities.
Cheryl is an economist and geographer by background and is motivated by bringing these two elements together to support the development of low-carbon, climate-resilient economies. She holds an MSc in Sustainable Environmental Management where she completed a thesis on the insurance industry’s response to climate change.
Cheryl chairs the Entrepreneurial Women in Renewable Energy network, established by Regen to support the renewable energy sector to harness talent from across the sector.