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 (CEO), Bristol Pound CIC

Ciaran has lived and worked in Bristol for 11 years. He has established successful businesses in IT, property and mobile phone sector. Ciaran is also trained as a scientist with a doctorate in ecology and is founding director of One World Wildlife. He has also acted as an advisor to local and central government and opposition parties on behaviour change and sustainability. Ciaran’s combination of interests led him latterly to study economics with a focus on the role of money and banking in determining the type of economy we live in.

Chris Sunderland

Director, 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.

Stephen Clarke

Director, Bristol Pound CIC.

A Bristolian, Steve is a practising solicitor and partner at Clarke Willmott; a major commercial law firm. He is a member of the Green Capital Momentum Group and is involved in a number of other not-for-profit social enterprises (including a charity called Refuge Nepal where he is founder and chairman).

Katie Finnegan-Clarke

Communications & Events Manager

Katie manages Bristol Pound's communications, co-ordinates Bristol Pound's events and media coverage and oversees the volunteer programme. Katie is a proud Bristolian and has been involved in social change activism for over ten years. 

Email: katie@bristolpound.org

Michael Lloyd-Jones

Trader Manager

Mike is the first point of contact for any business or organisation interested in joining the £B scheme, and is responsible for all support services for trader members.

Mike is also a Director of Sims Hill Shared Harvest, a CSA project based in Bristol.

Email: mike@bristolpound.org

Direct line: 07969 798 234

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.

Graham Woodruff

Technical Director

Graham is responsible for overseeing the technical aspects of the Bristol Pound. 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

Bea Oliver

Real Economy Co-ordinator

Bea works with Chris on the Real Economy project, supporting people in Bristol to set up food-buying groups and pop-up markets. After studying Human Geography at Sussex she interned at the Brighton and Hove Food Partnership and is now involved in community social change projects in Bristol.

Mark Burton

Director

A doctoral student at the University of Bristol, Mark is using his research to instigate practical change towards a sustainable and just financial system. He teaches on the nature of the financial system and possible alternatives.

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

Project Management

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.