Jeremy Leggett

EEF Trustee

Jeremy Leggett

European Environment Foundation

Board of Trustees

United Kingdom

Jeremy Leggett, author of The Energy of Nations, is founder and chairman of Solarcentury, a VC-backed solar company, and founder and Chairman of SolarAid, an African solar lighting charity set up with 5% of Solarcentury’s annual profit’s, itself parent to a social venture, SunnyMoney, that is the top-selling retailer of solar lights in Africa. Entrepreneur of the Year at the New Energy Awards, CNN Principal Voice, described by the Observer as 'Britain’s most respected green energy boss.' His many awards include: US Climate Institute’s Award for Advancing Understanding, UK Climate Week's Most Inspirational Person Award, Hillary Laureate for International Leadership on Climate Change, Outstanding Individual Award at the Solar Industry Awards.