Staff

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Andrew Bray

NATIONAL DIRECTOR

Andrew came on board in 2013 after working on the 100% Renewable Campaign, building skills and leadership in local communities supporting renewable energy. Based in one of New South Wales' prime wind districts, the Southern Tablelands, Andrew is passionate about the contribution renewable energy can make to rural and regional economies while helping Australia transition to a cleaner future.


Karin Stark

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

Karin Stark’s international and professional history combines 18 years of engagement with communities around contemporary environmental issues. She’s Director of Farm Renewables Consulting, convenes the National Renewables in Agriculture Conference, sits on the Haystacks Solar Garden Board and is involved in a federally funded microgrids in agriculture study. Her previous roles included working for Transport for London, helping launch the London Cycle Hire scheme in 2010 and in stakeholder engagement for the London 2012 Games. Karin now lives on a cotton farm that installed a 500kW solar-diesel hybrid pumping system in 2018, the biggest in the country.


Lu Allan

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Lu is an accomplished social change campaigner and communicator. She has driven grassroots human rights campaigns to end childhood immigration detention, managed election campaigns at a state and federal level, and developed reform strategies at a tax and economics policy institute. Growing up in regional Victoria, Lu has a passion for helping groups of people find a common purpose and fight for shared goals. Lu holds a Master’s in Development and an undergraduate degree in psychology.


Alana West

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT OFFICER

Alana is passionate about our energy future. Having grown up in the coal-mining region of the Hunter Valley, NSW she understands the profound social impacts energy policy and practice can have on regional communities. Over the past decade, she has honed this passion into skills and knowledge in community engagement and organising, policy analysis, political campaigning, and qualitative research. Alana is currently completing a PhD with the University of Technology, Sydney’s Climate Justice Research Centre that explores how local communities are engaging with transitions to renewable energy in regional NSW.

Kate Healey

TRANSMISSION ADVOCATE

Kate has over a decade’s experience working in climate and energy policy for the NSW Government, the Australian Government, and the private sector. For several years she was Director, Regulation for Energy Networks Australia (ENA), where she was responsible for developing, negotiating, and communicating policy positions throughout the ENA membership and with external stakeholders to support the efficient delivery of electricity and gas network services to Australian customers. Kate is based in Mudgee in Central Western NSW.


Tony Goodfellow

VICTORIAN COMMUNITY ORGANISER

Tony comes from Ballarat, Victoria where he lives with his young family. Tony has extensive experience in advocacy, community education and engagement experience throughout Australia and is passionate about action on climate change and championing wind energy. He is currently conducting research at University of Melbourne and has previously obtained a Bachelor of Natural Environment and Wilderness Studies with Honours in Sociology from University of Tasmania. His side passion is beekeeping which saw him spend time in the Northern Territory, assisting the Thamarrurr Rangers experiment with Australian stingless beekeeping.