UK Energy Hub
Based in Glasgow, Budge PR is an award winning PR and marketing consultancy that has an extensive involvement in the energy sector. Budge works with clients in wind, both onshore and offshore, marine energy, solar, hydro and biomass and its principal, David Budge, is a long standing member of the industry body, Scottish Renewables.
Resolute Public Affairs
Based in Belfast, Resolute PR offers public affairs and PR services to clients operating in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Established in 2010, Resolute’s Managing Partner Terry McErlane has extensive experience of the energy sector, working with clients that have included Gaelectric, the Northern Irish Energy Regulator and the Northern Irish Energy Agency.
Based in Cardiff, Grasshopper specialises in managing media, community and stakeholder engagement for energy, infrastructure and property clients in Wales. The Grasshopper team has extensive experience of working on large scale infrastructure projects, including CHP and gas-fired power stations, onshore wind projects and water industry schemes.
NORTH EAST, ENGLAND
Peter supports Taylor Keogh’s work in the North East of England, primarily with regard to stakeholder relations and planning issues in the region. He is a chartered town planner who has worked for many years on Teesside. He has been focused on economic development since the 1980s with both County and Borough local authorities, leading inward investment and local development teams. In 2002 Peter established Renew Tees Valley Ltd. – a not for profit company backed by One North East and the local authorities to help develop and support new renewable energy and resource recyling projects across Tees Valley.
Jessica manages public and stakeholder consultation for a range of renewable energy and property proposals. She has 10 years’ experience of planning and delivering research-based, strategic community engagement, media relations, consultation events and reporting on and analysing feedback. She has delivered consultation for solar farms, wind farms and biomass plants, as well as housing developments, commercial property, sports and leisure schemes and church projects. She is particularly passionate about digital engagement, advocating the use of online consultation to engage a broader audience in the planning process.
SOUTH WEST, ENGLAND
Christopher has been an independent communications and marketing consultant since 2001, and over the past decade much of his work has focused on renewable energy and sustainable development issues for SMEs, major PLCs and membership organisations. His career has spanned consultancy and in-house corporate communication roles with companies such as Hilton, Aegis, Arjo Wiggins Appleton and Antalis.