Jake Burnyeat (CfR Managing Director)
Jake is a renewable energy professional with over 10 years’ experience covering renewable energy project development, acquisitions, finance, procurement and providing strategic advice to community energy enterprises, local authorities and a range of large corporations.
Prior to founding CfR he was Chief Operating Officer of Green Peninsula, a Cornwall based company helping large corporations to develop and implement their own renewable energy strategies, including working with a major international retail and manufacturing company to develop a EU1billion wind power investment strategy which is now being implemented and securing planning consent for a number of MW-scale wind projects. Prior to that he worked in the Ernst & Young Renewable Energy Group in Exeter. He is a director of a number of the local energy enterprises CfR has helped to set up. He has an MSc in Renewable Energy Policy and Economics from Imperial College London, a 1st class MA in Social Anthropology from the University of St Andrews.