SOLAR HEAD OF STATE TEAM

James Ellsmoor    Director and Co-Founder    James is passionate about climate change advocacy and international environmental policy. He speaks Spanish, French and Portuguese and is particularly interested in promoting renewable energy infrastructure systems in rural communities. He understands the need for climate leaders in the international community and works with Solar Head of State to directly aid governments in setting an example by pioneering solar energy projects. James has lived in Chile and Madagascar but grew up in Shropshire, England and is now based in Oakland, California.

James Ellsmoor

Director and Co-Founder

James is passionate about climate change advocacy and international environmental policy. He speaks Spanish, French and Portuguese and is particularly interested in promoting renewable energy infrastructure systems in rural communities. He understands the need for climate leaders in the international community and works with Solar Head of State to directly aid governments in setting an example by pioneering solar energy projects. James has lived in Chile and Madagascar but grew up in Shropshire, England and is now based in Oakland, California.

Jonelle Jones    Caribbean Projects Coordinator    Jonelle hails from Trinidad & Tobago, and is widely experienced in environmental and resource management. She has worked for various large international organizations including UNIDO and the FAO. Jonelle operates her own consultancy business, NRM Solutions, out of Trinidad and is committed to promoting sustainable environmental practices across the Caribbean region.

Jonelle Jones

Caribbean Projects Coordinator

Jonelle hails from Trinidad & Tobago, and is widely experienced in environmental and resource management. She has worked for various large international organizations including UNIDO and the FAO. Jonelle operates her own consultancy business, NRM Solutions, out of Trinidad and is committed to promoting sustainable environmental practices across the Caribbean region.

Andrew Chang    Asian Projects Coordinator    Andrew brings extensive marketing experience to the Solar Head of State team. Previously, he spent 3+ years at two internationally renown advertising agencies - TBWA China and Y&R Shanghai. He managed accounts with Porsche, Pepsi, Bacardi, Lay’s and Adidas. His most notable achievement was managing and pitching Pantone ‘The Power of Color’ creative that won Bronze at Cannes in 2014.

Andrew Chang

Asian Projects Coordinator

Andrew brings extensive marketing experience to the Solar Head of State team. Previously, he spent 3+ years at two internationally renown advertising agencies - TBWA China and Y&R Shanghai. He managed accounts with Porsche, Pepsi, Bacardi, Lay’s and Adidas. His most notable achievement was managing and pitching Pantone ‘The Power of Color’ creative that won Bronze at Cannes in 2014.

Nancy Ghuman    SHOS Ambassador    Nancy lives Toronto and works in energy management at the municipal level of government. She is passionate about developing climate change resiliency through renewable energy generation and community engagement. She has spent time in Costa Rica, Jamaica and Denmark researching best practices on how to transition to a clean economy. Nancy ran for office in the 2018 Provincial elections, and believes that a clean economy transition can only be achieved through effective policy development. 

Nancy Ghuman

SHOS Ambassador

Nancy lives Toronto and works in energy management at the municipal level of government. She is passionate about developing climate change resiliency through renewable energy generation and community engagement. She has spent time in Costa Rica, Jamaica and Denmark researching best practices on how to transition to a clean economy. Nancy ran for office in the 2018 Provincial elections, and believes that a clean economy transition can only be achieved through effective policy development.