Our current Board of Directors can be viewed below.
RCR Director/Secretary & RDT Director/Treasurer
Artemis has background is in third sector management and funding, mainly in the fields of Homelessness, Equalities and Substance Misuse. Artemis has worked for the Scottish Government as Programme Manager for a £10million initiative to improve the lives of children affected by domestic abuse and has designed and delivered consultation and participation/co-production projects involving different stakeholders. After successfully obtaining an MSC in Sustainable Rural Development through the University of the Highlands & Islands, she is now working as the National Coordinator for Scottish Rural Action.
Ross is a mechanical engineering student, with additional experience working on smaller scale hydro, wind and solar renewable projects.
Ross is a keen supporter of renewable energy, and especially local community owned schemes.
Ross has experience of building hydro schemes and working on their implementation, gaining valuable experience in the field. Ross also has a MEng in Civil Engineering. Ross believes this is an exciting opportunity for Raasay and its future. Ross previously worked for Manitoba Energy, who were instrumental in the inception of the project, so it is a project that he cares about and would like to see become a reality.
Rosie has a first-class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering and is currently undertaking a Masters in Marine Renewable Energy and working at the BUTEC base as a Range Support Technician for QinetiQ.
Rosie joined RCR as she has a huge interest in the marine environment and renewable energy and believes this project utilises our islands natural resources in a sustainable way while providing a great opportunity for the community.
Employee - RDT Local Development Officer
MSc Coastal Zone Management, BSc Natural and Environmental Science >7 years development management experience including commercial and community development projects. Elizabeth is the main point of contact for all parties involved and is involved in the preparation of funding applications. Elizabeth also provides assistance with preparation of planning applications and associated consents. Elizabeth will continue to work on the Hydro project and assist the RCR board until the project reaches the commissioning stage.
Raasay Community Renewables Limited (RCR) is a Community Benefit Society registered with the Financial Conduct Authority (Reg. number 8459). Its purpose is to develop and operate community renewable energy projects on the Isle of Raasay. RCR is legally anchored to Raasay Development Trust, a local charity. This arrangement, underpinned by a Deed of Covenant, ensures all the profits from RCR’s projects are used for the benefit of the local community and our environment.
Raasay, Highland, Scotland IV40 8PA
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