Board

Incubated by Purpose Climate Lab and let by Polly Billington, former Special Advisor in the Department of Energy and Climate Change, UK100 has support from across the political spectrum. We have financial support from the Children's Investment Fund Foundation, the European Climate Foundation, and Siemens, Marks & Spencer and LandSec.

Isabella Gornall (Chair) UK100 Board

Isabella Gornall (Chair)

Managing Director, Seahorse Environmental Communications
Isabella is an experienced and highly-networked environmental strategic communications professional with a political background in Westminster and Brussels. She founded Seahorse Environmental following a corporate background at two of Europe’s leading communications consultancies Burson-Marsteller, part of WPP, and Maitland, part of Havas, where she headed up their environmental practice. For a number of years, Isabella was Policy Adviser to Zac Goldsmith MP where she helped shape his policies, led the development of policy proposals to Government and managed his international environmental campaigns.
Guy Newey UK100 Board

Guy Newey

Director of Strategy and Performance, Energy Systems Catapult
Guy oversees policy, marketing and communications, bid management and stakeholder relations for Energy Systems Catapult, as well as being responsible for developing and monitoring the Catapult’s overall strategy. He joined Energy Systems Catapult in September 2018 after being Energy and Climate Adviser to Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Greg Clark. Guy was previously Special Adviser to former Energy Secretary Amber Rudd. Before that, he was Head of Policy at energy supplier, Ovo Energy and worked at the think tank, Policy Exchange, where he was Head of Environment and Energy. He was previously a journalist, including three years as a foreign correspondent in Hong Kong for the newswire, AFP.
Hywel Lloyd UK100 Board

Hywel Lloyd

Government Engagement at the Active Building Centre and Director at Facilitating the Future
Hywel has been a Board member since November 2017, having been involved in proposing UK50 in IPPR’s Zero Carbon London manifesto (2015). Hywel brings his experience of organisation development, and of sustainability policy and practice, not least in energy and the built environment. He had been a specialist Policy Advisor at DCLG during the development of Zero Carbon Homes and EcoTowns. When not helping green groups organise, or others get greener, Hywel is a keen advocate of planting trees, especially orchards, and all things coast and country.
Rishi Madlani

Rishi Madlani

Head of Sustainable Finance & Just Transition, NatWest Group
Rishi oversees NatWest Group's climate and sustainable finance activities, also exploring other funding opportunities with social impact and purpose for the bank and communities its active in. He also leads on the bank's response to the just transition. Rishi is also a Camden Council councillor representing Bloomsbury Ward. He also Chair of the London Borough of Camden's Pension Committee which is a £1.8bn LGPS pension scheme. In all his roles Rishi seeks to champion diversity and inclusion and drive more sustainable thinking and behaviours across sectors.
Jo Rogers UK100 Board

Jo Rogers

Operations Director, Green Alliance
Jo joined UK100 in August 2020 bringing 15 years of experience in financial planning, HR, governance and compliance in the not-for-profit sector with her. She has been operations director and company secretary at Green Alliance, a think tank and charity focussed on ambitious leadership for the environment, since 2016. She has held a number of senior operations and company secretary roles in the charity sector, overseeing financial, HR and governance matters. She holds a Master’s degree in Voluntary Sector Management from Cass Business School’s Centre for Charity Effectiveness and a BA in Religious Studies and Philosophy from Lancaster University.

Madeline Carroll

Senior Associate, European Climate Foundation
Maddy is a communications and campaigns expert, specialised in coaching and mentoring teams to be ambitious in strategy and delivery in dynamic fast-moving environments. Currently with the UK programme of the European Climate Foundation, she has worked for a wide range of organisations, including digital campaign platforms, climate action groups, think tanks and for-profit businesses.

Advisory Council

Alex Sobel MP

Member of Parliament for Leeds North West
Anna McMorrin MP

Anna McMorrin MP

Member of Parliament for Cardiff North
Mike Barry Advisor UK100

Mike Barry

Mikebarryeco Ltd and Ex Director of Sustainable Business, M&S
Rt Hon Ed Davey MP UK100 Advisor

Rt Hon Ed Davey MP

Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Member of Parliament for Kingston & Surbiton
Rt Hon John Denham UK100 Advisor

Rt Hon John Denham

Director of the Centre for English Identity and Politics at the University of Winchester and chairs the Southern Policy Centre