Roger Doudna, PhD, Chair & Carbon Strategy Director, joined the Community in November 1974. He has coordinated 10 international conferences in association with the Findhorn Foundation, for whom he also created & coordinates the Findhorn Fellowship.
With PET, Roger was project leader for the Scottish Climate Challenge Fund which taught climate change by putting ‘eco-kits’ in 90% of Moray schools between 2010-12. Now, he work is focused on carbon reduction strategies for the Community.
Fasil Bogale is a chartered accountant ACMA, CGMA and founding partner of Community Focused Accountancy Ltd.. Fasil decided to leave a successful career in London working for renowned asset management firm, European Credit Management, in search of a way to provide support for local communities and sustainable living initiatives. He currently provides financial advice and support to several Findhorn Ecovillage Community-based organisations.
Fasil is PET’s Finance Director.
Marcus Lindner’s education and training includes Theatre Arts, Health Care Management and Arts Administration culminating in Bachelor and Master of Science degrees. He has enjoyed three main careers spanning forty-five years in theatre, health care facility development, and real estate investments. His responsibilities in the development of nursing homes, residential facilities for persons with dementia, senior affordable housing and day treatment clinics included project planning, policy development, human resources and administration.
Marcus has been a PETvolunteer since 2016, a Director since September 2017, for affordable Housing from 2017/12 to 2019/1, since when he is a Non-Executive Director supporting CCC-fundraising and housing.
Amanda Haworth M.A., Non-Executive Director since August 2017, joined the Findhorn Community in 1977, living and working there until she moved to Sweden in 1991. During 23 years residence in Sweden she lived in two structures of housing associations, serving as chair of one. These experiences gave her insights and understanding of the advantages, requirements and complexities of social housing. Amanda has also worked extensively with social enterprises and established the Nordic office for the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP).
In PET, Amanda supports Carbon Strategy and Communications.
Paddy Atkinson became PET’s Affordable Housing Director in spring 2020.
Paddy is an experienced project manager and systems engineer with broad experience spanning thirteen years and three continents.
His project portfolio covers strategy, project management& implementation, renewable energy, affordable housing, international development, energy efficiency and cutting edge research.
Paddy oversees the housing management function for the PETportfolio and progesses our new developments.
Sylvia Robertson represents the Caring Community Division on the PETboard. She is a retired director in the Telecoms industry with 27 years’ experience in strategic planning, technical development and project management. She also has over 40 years’ experience of charity work, as a volunteer, with groups of physically disabled adults including holding positions of treasurer, chair and charity trustee. After retiring Sylvia trained as an interfaith minister with the OneSpirit Interfaith Foundation and was ordained in 2014. She is currently the Foundation’s chair of trustees. Sylvia is also a storyteller.
She came to live in the Park Ecovillage in 2017, joining the Caring Community Circle in 2018 where she is Treasurer.