Peter Harvey

Peter is an environmental lawyer and legal editor with a long-term and practical commitment to mainstreaming community energy and tackling climate change.

Peter helped to set up BWCE back in 2010, particularly the schools solar PV projects. He was an early member/investor and its first Company Secretary from 2010 to 2012. Since then, he has assisted BWCE’s at-risk spin off, Mongoose Energy, in its project development, finance, operations and management. He was also Chair of Trustees of the BWCE Community Fund from 2016 to 2018.

Peter’s work gives him an understanding of the way that the energy sector is changing and the opportunities that throws up for BWCE, particularly to innovate and develop. He has a Law Degree and a Masters in Environmental Law, and is closely involved in the UK Environmental Law Association.

Peter balances his voluntary commitments and day job by spending time with his children, on his allotment, cycling and sea kayaking.