Philip Revell: Project Coordinator
Philip is has wide-range of experience in environmental and community work in the UK and overseas.
Philip originally qualified as an engineer, specialising in renewable energy and appropriate technology but has spent much of the past 20 years working as a woodfire potter.
Susan Guy: Project Facilitator, Household Canny Challenge, Junior Climate Challenge Steering Group
Susan Guy is a specialist in participatory community mapping, action planning, project monitoring and evaluation. She has 18 years experience of working directly with communities and Local Authorities through out Scotland to involve local people in the analysis of their situations, planning for the future, and to organise themselves to make things happen. Her main mission is to try and make it easier for the silent majority of the population to have their say in Community Planning.
Sean Watters: Energy Auditor
Formerly an architect, with over 10 years experience in the design, specification and management of construction projects, Sean brings technical and practical knowledge relating to energy efficiency improvements to buildings, an awareness of planning and building control issues.
Mark James: Energy Auditor
Mark has worked in the environmental field for over a decade, most recently in energy advice. He is keen cyclist and a committed carbon reducing environmentalist.
Morag Haddow: Public Transport and car sharing
Morag works with local schools, businesses and community-led groups such as Dunbar Cycling Group, RAGES and RELBUS, to promote the use of public transport as an alternate to private car use. She is also very interested in projects to develop better cycling infrastructure e.g cycle parking or cycle paths. Morag is a volunteer board member of SpareWheels car club, and is working towards an MSc in Transport Planning and Engineering.
Janet McDougall-Welch: Food Project Support
Alongside her part-time job as a Biology teacher at Dunbar Grammar School, Janet works one day a week on food projects for Sustaining Dunbar. She sources local food, promotes food growing and has plans for a community chicken coop, and planting more apple trees and other edible plants on under-used land around the town. She also leads the ‘Local Food Adventures’ series of outings.
Andrew Turner: Worm Compost Support
Andrew is a furniture maker by trade, and an enthusiastic woodsman. He is employed by Sustaining Dunbar to promote composting and to build worm boxes out of local larch. School children are fascinated by his talks on the lifecycle of worms and how they can turn food waste into black gold.
Gail Wallace: Administrative Support
Gail originally studied graphic design at Telford College in Edinburgh, and has 10 years experience working as a physiotherapy assistant. She provides valuable administrative support to the Sustaining Dunbar team, and as a keen cyclist is involved in the production of a series of mapped cycle rides around Dunbar. She volunteers with Dunbar Rainbows and assisting with P6 Bikeablility training at Dunbar Primary School.
Dan Waters: Volunteer Support and Cycling Projects
Daniel cycled around the busy streets of Edinburgh and Sheffield as a student and later while working at banks and pensions companies. Dan co-ordinates our cycling projects such as Bikeability training, Dr Bike services. He is also our Volunteer Co-ordinator.
Sustaining Dunbar is supported by the volunteer efforts of many local people through various activities such as helping us to set priorities, campaigning, organising social events, auditing footpaths and bus stops and taking surveys round door-to-door.