Jim is currently the Development Manager in Scotland for Energy4All Limited. He is a director of several community energy co-ops including the Edinburgh Community Solar Co-operative, five hydro co-ops and two co-ops in the on-shore wind sector. Since 2013, he has been directly involved in eleven community energy share offers raising over £12 million pounds. He has worked with communities all over Scotland helping them source the capital required for renewable energy generation and enjoy the community benefit available from these investments.
Jim has been active in the Co-operative Movement and the third sector for many years. He is Chair of the Thistle Credit Union. He has worked for Community Links South Lanarkshire, establishing food co-ops and the Scottish Fairtrade Forum where he supported the development of Fairtrade Towns. He was active in the democratic structures of the Co-operative Group for over 25 years.