Our Team

Our board is made up of volunteer non-executive directors including directors appointed by the members at each AGM and by Selsey Town Council and Sidlesham Parish Council.

If you are interested in getting involved, please get in touch. There will be an opportunity for local people to stand for election to the board at each AGM.

Ben Cooper Photo_edited.jpg

Ben Cooper

Volunteer Director

Ben is a managing director of Recenseo PR Agency, who designed our share offer document and manage memeber communications. Ben is an active member of the local community and was elected as a member of Selsey Town Council, where he chaired the planning committee for six years. He also currently chairs the Local Governing Body at The Academy, Selsey.

Jake and Tom Smiling_edited.jpg

Jake Burnyeat

Volunteer Director

Jake is a renewable energy professional with over 14 years' experience. He is a founding director of CfR, a community interest company which helps communities to set up local energy enterprises and works with them to develop, finance and manage their own renewable energy generation. 

Jake has an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College and has sailed over 24,000 sea miles.

Colin Rickman.jpeg

Colin Rickman DipFD, BIE

Volunteer Director

Colin studied engineering at Southampton. He changed career to work within the bereavement service profession holding various management position, including Operations Director for a major national Company,

Business Development Manager and Manging Director of Yew Tree Business Consultants in Bereavements  Services Industry. Member Lions Clubs International, Trustee of Selsey Community Forum., Cremation Society of Great Britain, Selsey Lions Club and Church Warden of St Peters Church.

Jake and Tom Smiling_edited.jpg

Tom Cosgrove

Volunteer Director

Tom is development Manager at CfR which has helped develop and finance over £40million of community solar projects in 10 localities. He is a voluntary director of a number of community energy enterprises CfR has helped set up. Tom has over 10 years' experience in renewables development and finance. Tom studied renewable energy at the University of Exeter, and in his spare time enjoys spending time with his family and catching a few waves!

Copyright © 2018

Ferry Farm Community Solar Ltd.

c/oRedruth House

Cornwall Business Park West


TR16 5EZ

01209 705 423


Professionally managed by 

CfR_CIC_logo transparent background.png