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. Sean has experience in education, training, and delivering presentations.
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: Sustainable Transport Support
Morag has long been active in the community developing links with schools, local businesses and community-led groups such as Dunbar Cycling Group, RAGES and RELBUS. She co-ordinates our cycling projects such as Bikeability training, Dr Bike services, maps, routes and signing. Morag is a volunteer board member of SpareWheels car club.
Judy Miller: Sustainable Transport Support
Judy has a background in local authority transport planning on the South coast of England and has lived in Dunbar since 1998. She is responsible for our public displays & events, travel planning and advice and collates data on the impact our work is having on the way people travel in Dunbar.
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
Daniel cycled around the busy streets of Edinburgh and Sheffield as a student and later while working at banks and pensions companies. Recently, he has been promoting cycling around Dunbar by being involved with the Dunbar Cycling Group and also by making Dr Bike visits as one of Sustaining Dunbar’s volunteer bike mechanics. He is now working on a 6 month Voluntary Action Fund project with Sustaining Dunbar to increase the number of cyclists around Dunbar.
Sustaining Dunbar is supported by the volunteer efforts of many local people through various activities such as helping us to set priorities, auditing footpaths and bus stops and taking surveys round door-to-door.
We’ve also had the opportunity to contract local businesses, such as
Heather Christie Design and Illustration who produces the artwork for many of our maps and leaflets, and Philip Immirzi, who has helped with our website publishing projects, data, reporting and systems management, survey & analyses and computer mapping.