Our Core Group Members

Our constitution allows us a Core Group of up to 12 members, so if you would like to find out more about joining us please contact us to find out more. New members can be co-opted at any time and are very welcome no matter what your previous experience or background.


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Sarah Green (Chair & Webmaster)

Hi, I'm Sarah :) I joined Sustainable Crediton some years ago after moving to the area from Bristol. My partner and I had been looking to invest in solar panels for ages but could never make it financially viable. As luck would have it the Energy Group were running a solar project at the time and ...

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Charles Mossman (Vice chair)

I was an early member of Crediton Climate Action joining in 2007. I consider myself an activist having organised with others many events and projects. These include two renewable energy open days, the solar panel project and the warm homes project, among others. I am the chief editor of the Sustai ...

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Anne Tucker (Treasurer)

I have been an active Core Group member of Sustainable Crediton since 2007 and am currently the Treasurer. I am also a keen member of the Waste Action Group, and was involved in setting up the Waste Plastic recycling scheme. Environmental issues have long been of interest, since completing an Open ...

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Esther Mann (Waste Management Group Leader)

Hi, I'm Esther and I have recently become a member of the Core Group. I am interested in recycling, connecting with the local community and tackling national and international issues such as fracking and climate change. Recently, I led the waste action group in organising the hugely successful Po ...

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John Downes

John Downes is a District Councillor and the Crediton Town Council representative on the Sustainable Crediton Core Group. John is a keen environmentalist and a campaigner for the countryside, rural life and sustainable energy. A retired Chartered Electrical Engineer having spent his career in the ...

Sam Robbins (Transport Group Leader)

I am recent arrival in Crediton, having moved back from London with my family in 2015. In my previous life I worked variously as an investment banker, financial regulator, and government policymaker. I am chair of the Transport Subgroup, with a particular interest in developing cycling infrastruct ...

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Mick Dumper

I am a lecturer in Middle East Politics at Exeter University focussing on refugee issues and urban conflict. My latest book is Jerusalem Unbound: Geography, History and the Future of the Holy City (2014). I live and work on a smallholding near Black Dog with Ann Pollard. We keep mainly goats and ...

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Anton Massey (Economics Group Leader)

I am an International Politics graduate from King's College London, with experience of working in roles in politics and finance. Originally from South Wales, I have recently moved to Crediton and currently live with my girlfriend Charlotte. My areas of interest and research at University included ...