Meet The Team

The Bristol Pound has been developed on an almost entirely voluntary basis by a growing team of people including:

Ciaran Mundy

Director and Chief Executive Officer, Bristol Pound CIC

Ciaran Mundy is currently a Director at Transition Bristol Ltd. and previously a successful business entrepreneur in the telecoms and property sectors. He trained and worked as a research scientist (soil ecology) and was a founding director of One World Wildlife which supports conservation, campaigning, education and research projects in the UK and overseas winning the 2010 Vincent Weir Scientific Award.

Ciaran’s combination of interests led him to study economics with a focus on the role of money and banking in determining the type of economy we live in. He wants his current work to support the development of a fair, diverse, sustainable economy through more widespread involvement and local ownership.

Chris Sunderland

Director, Real Economy, Bristol Pound CIC

Coordinator of Agora, a charity concerned with active citizenship, Chris is a social entrepreneur with an interest in spirituality. He is currently engaged in a number of enterprises directed towards making a transition to a low energy and resilient future including Sims Hill Shared Harvest, The Walled Garden Project in Barton Hill and national growing campaign Grow Zones.

Chris has lived in and around Bristol for close to thirty years, and has a background in scientific research. He manages Real Economy, a Bristol Pound project supporting buying groups, pop-up markets and new enterprises.

Stephen Clarke

Director, Chief Finance Officer, Bristol Pound CIC.

As Cheif Finance Officer Steve is resposnible for overseeing the finances of Bristol Pound CIC. He is also on the core team for delivering the Bristol Prospects project. 

A Bristolian, Steve was a practising solicitor for 12 years and partner at a major commercial law firm. He is a Director of Bristol Green Week and member of the Green Capital Momentum Group and is involved in a number of other not-for-profit and social enterprises including Refuge Nepal where he is founder and chairman.

Mark Burton

Director, Member Services Manager, Bristol Pound CIC

Mark Burton is a founding director of the scheme and the Bristol Pound project manager at Bristol Credit Union (BCU) where he works 4 days per week. Mark is on the core team for the Guild of Independent currencies. Mark ensures good cross organisational operations between Bristol Pound CIC and BCU are maintained.

Graham Woodruff

Technical Director, Bristol Pound CIC

Graham is responsible for overseeing the technical aspects of the Bristol Pound and the lead person the Guild of Idependent currencies project. He is director of technology company, Clay Mallet Limited and of the carbon neutral Bristol Green Hosting which hosts this website.  Graham also co-founded the Bristol Drawing School, is a fellow of the RSA and a patron of the RWA.

Email: graham@bristolpound.org

Katie Finnegan-Clarke

Communications Manager

Katie keeps an eye on, and coordinates, what's being communicated from the Bristol Pound ship. She enjoys regularly emailing, tweeting, meeting, phoning and occassionally sending a good old fashioned letter to the Bristol Pound membership. She is also the first point of contact for the press, runs and designs campaigns and organises Bristol Pound events.

Katie is proud to be from Bristol. She caught the campaigning bug after coordinating a Bristol-wide schools walk out over the Iraq war, age 14.

Email: katie@bristolpound.org
Mobile: 07514 751543

Michael Lloyd-Jones

Recruitment Manager

Mike is the first point of contact for all potential new members of the scheme whether they are an individual or an organisation. He ensures all new members receive the right information to join and their Bristol Pound account opened ready businesses to upload their details to the serchable database. Mike is also a Director of Sims Hill Shared Harvest, a CSA project based in Bristol.

Email: mike@bristolpound.org

Mobile: 07969 798 234

Adam Flood

Individual Accounts Officer 

After completing an internship with the Bristol Pound, Adam has gone on to join the core team. He aids individual account users with any issues they may have with their accounts, as well as promoting efficient and convenient ways to get spending Bristol Pounds. Adam is also a Director of What Happens Next, an educational programme that connects children with nature using horticulture and technology. 

email: adamf@bristolpound.org 

Jen Green

Accounts & Office Manager

Jen is the point of contact for the great businesses that host £B Cash Points around the city, where you can change your sterling into Bristol Pounds, or as a business, pay in your Bristol Pounds to your online account - see the £B Cash Points here. Jen helps to look after the busy Bristol Pound office, finances and teapot. Jen comes from a conservation and charity background, with a penchant for positive, practical, socio-environmental projects.

Bea Oliver

Real Economy Co-ordinator

Bea came to Bristol at 16 and now co-ordinates Real Economy, a co-operative and project of Bristol Pound that supports people in Bristol to set up food-buying groups and pop-up markets. She is also part of CoResist, a Bristol collective that uses arts and nature in interactive workshops for social change. She likes camping, cycling and good food.

Helen Moore

Poet-in-Residence, Bristol Pound CIC

Helen Moore is the award-winning ecopoet and community artist/activist who has recently been appointed the first Bristol Pound Poet in Residence. Her debut collection, Hedge Fund, And Other Living Margins, published by Shearsman Books in 2012.

David Hunter

Director, Institutional Engagement

Living and working in Bristol, David is a lawyer working for charity and third sector specialists, Bates, Wells & Braithwaite. He is the chair of The Community Farm, a community benefit society with 500 members, and sits on the boards of Self Help Community Housing Association and the Ethical Property Foundation. He is currently completing the MSc in Sustainability and Responsibility at Ashridge Business School. David's focus for the Bristol Pound has been on engagement with major institutions like Bristol City Council and employers in the city.