Neil Townsend

CEO, Just Energy

With over 15 years experience in the sustainable development sector, Neil has worked with communities across Africa, South and North America and Europe, in locations ranging from British Columbia and Alaska to Albania, Sierra Leone and Burundi. For the past 6 years, he has worked in South Africa.

Neil specialises in community based infrastructure, development and conservation projects, and has worked extensively on water and sanitation engineering projects, tourism and agriculture projects, with a consistent focus on maximising local community benefits.

Prior to Just Energy, Neil was CEO of a trans-boundary sustainable development NGO in Canada and the US, and during his career has worked for Save the Children and extensively for Oxfam.

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