Lauren started as a Media Volunteer in 2013 and became Chief Executive in 2023. Her role is to lead the organisation, develop projects and ideas, and find the resources needed to put them into practice.
Lauren hitchhiked from England to Morocco to raise money for charity.
Dianne initially joined Greener Kirkcaldy as an Administrator in 2013 and is now the Office Manager. She is responsible for managing Greener Kirkcaldy’s finances, HR and facilities.
Dianne once won first prize in a Shakin’ Stevens dance competition!
Rebecca supports our project managers and coordinators to deliver the key objectives of our various projects. She also leads on quality management and impact evaluation.
Service Delivery Manager
Bruce joined us in 2015 and is now Service Delivery Manager for the Cosy Kingdom team. He engages with partners to deliver the service throughout Fife.
Bruce achieved a lifetime ambition of representing Scotland at lawn bowls in 2006.
Kitty initially joined Greener Kirkcaldy as a Board Member and joined the team in 2014. She now leads the Development and Communications team and is responsible for fundraising.
Kitty enjoys visiting gardens for inspiration in her own and friends’ gardens.
Welcome Area Team
Lisa joined Greener Kirkcaldy in 2019 as an administrator. She is part of our Welcome Area team, welcoming people into our building.
Peter is part of our Welcome Area team and supports the delivery of Greener Kirkcaldy’s various projects.
Development & Communications Team
Rory joined Greener Kirkcaldy in 2022. Heleads on the delivery of Greener Kirkcaldy’s marketing, communications, campaigns and events programme.
Rory enjoys growing and gardening. He is very gradually bringing a long-abandoned allotment in Templehall to life.
Development Worker (Communications + Events)
Andrea started as a Media Volunteer in 2014. She joined our staff in 2021, coordinating our events schedule and marketing and communications activities.
Andrea is a volunteer presenter at local community radio station K107fm.
Caroline coordinates the delivery and development of our volunteer strategy. Along with our volunteer leads, she helps deliver an interesting and inclusive volunteer programme.
Caroline loves skiing, cycling and instructing yoga.
Cosy Kingdom Energy Advice Team
Energy Advice Team Leader (Fuel Poverty)
Michael joined us as an Energy Advisor in May 2016. He now leads the fuel poverty energy advice team and is also responsible for social media for the Cosy Kingdom team.
Michael has a young family and spends all his spare time with them.
Senior Energy Advisor
Darren started as a volunteer Energy Adviser in 2012. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience which he uses to assist our participants throughout Fife.
Darren has spent time watching penguins in South Georgia, South Atlantic.
Pat joined Greener Kirkcaldy in 2015. She is the first point of contact for people phoning up and enjoys offering help and advice.
Pat learned to SCUBA dive at the age of 50 and has now completed over 150 dives in both the UK and abroad.
Kyly initially worked with us from 2017 to 2019. She returned to Greener Kirkcaldy in 2021 and works alongside the Cosy Kingdom Energy Advice Team.
Kyly is at her happiest exploring Scotland’s countryside with her two dogs!
Brenda joined us in 2022 and works as an Admin Assistant for the Cosy Kingdom Energy Advice Team.
Barry joined us in 2016. Although he works across Fife, he predominantly delivers visits, talks and events in the Leven, Methil and Buckhaven areas.
Barry loves music and sport and recently met Ricky Hatton and Eric Bristow.
Julian joined us in 2016 and mostly delivers home visits, talks and events in Dunfermline and West Fife.
Julian has climbed all the significant Scottish mountains and walked the length of the Scottish mainland.
Rosie joined us as an Energy Advisor in 2020. She carries out home visits and delivers talks and events across Fife.
Walter joined Greener Kirkcaldy in 2022 as an Energy Advisor. He carries out home visits and delivers talks and events across Fife.
Tracy joined us in 2022 as an Energy Advisor. She carries out home visits and delivers talks and events across Fife.
Madeleine joined us in 2023 as an Energy Advisor. She carries out home visits and delivers talks and events across Fife.
Energy Advisor (Outreach)
Robert joined us in September 2023. He provides training to frontline workers, coordinates and delivers events, talks and workshops and leads a team of volunteer Energy Champions.
Gary joined us in October 2017 and installs energy saving measures to homes across Fife as part of Cosy Kingdom’s Handy Service.
Over the years, Gary has had several mishaps. Once he fell through five roofs with nothing broken but his pride!
Julian joined us in 2022 and installs energy saving measures to homes across Fife.
Community Engagement Team
Community Engagement Team Manager
Ea joined us in 2021, leading on community events and our behaviour change projects around climate change and transport. She also manages the Climate Action Fife partnership.
Ea is a West-Fifer and loves spending time in Devilla Forest.
Development Worker (Community Engagement)
Michelle originally joined us as an Energy Advisor in 2022. She is now our Development Worker (Community Engagement), responsible for developing and facilitating events and activities across Fife.
Business Outreach Coordinator
Louise joined us in 2022. She supports small businesses, community buildings and third-sector organisations transition towards renewable energy generation, energy efficiency and waste reduction.
Development Worker (Cycling Outreach)
Peter joined us in 2022 and co-leads our cycling behaviour change activities.
Development Worker (Cycling Outreach)
Ralph joined us in 2023 and co-leads our cycling behaviour change activities, supporting more people to travel by bike.
Sessional Walk Leader
Sue coordinates our programme of free social walks.
Community Food Team
Ger initially joined Greener Kirkcaldy in 2014 as a Board member. She is now Community Food Team Manager, leading on all of our food events and activities.
Senior Development Worker
Jackie joined Greener Kirkcaldy in 2017. She organises our Smart Cooking, Food Works and REHIS training, coordinates our Lang Toun Larder, runs some cooking workshops and helps with Community Meals and the Community Fridge.
Jackie lived in Central America for 16 years and speaks fluent Spanish.
Development Worker (Community Food)
Originally joining as a volunteer in 2022, Tony is now a Development Worker. He helps coordinate and deliver the Community Food Team’s projects, workshops and events.
Outdoor Projects Team
Carol coordinates our gardening projects at Ravenscraig Walled Garden.
Carol is interested in organic growing, pollinators and biodiversity and her garden is home to over 50,000 animals (honeybees!).
Community Garden Coordinator
Ross initially joined Greener Kirkcaldy as a volunteer at Ravenscraig Walled Garden. He is now our Community Garden Coordinator leading volunteer sessions and events.
Ross likes to cook, ride his motorbike and drink red wine… although not all at the same time!
Bike Social Enterprise Team
David joined us in 2020 and leads our projects at Lang Toun Cycles.
David won the Strathpuffer 24hr Winter Mountainbike Race in 2015 as part of the Mukyriderz / Leslie Bike Shop team of 4.
Workshop and Retail Coordinator
Michael initially joined Greener Kirkcaldy as a volunteer. He now coordinates the day-to-day operations of Lang Toun Cycles’ workshop and shopfront.
John started with us in 2022. He services and repairs cycles for all ages and types, and upcycles donated bikes for sale.
John is a huge fan of black and white movies such as Sherlock Holmes, Bella Lugosi and Boris Karloff.