Meet the Team

Welcome to our ‘Meet the Team’ page, where you will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the exceptional individuals in our management team who are driving the transformative initiatives at Bristol City Leap. Our team is composed of dedicated professionals, each contributing their unique expertise to shape a sustainable and vibrant future for our city.

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Mark Apsey

Managing Director UK Operations – Bristol City Leap

Mark provides management oversight and governance on all our projects and services ensuring our teams have the resources and expertise to exceed our customer expectations.

Dominic Barton

Director – Vattenfall Heat UK

Dominic leads the Vattenfall team working to bring new low-carbon heat networks to Bristol.

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Hannah Spungin

Implementation Manager – Bristol City Leap

With expertise in the construction, energy efficiency and renewable energy sectors, Hannah delivers complex projects, bids for and delivers grant programmes and leads our Domestic team.

James Sterling

Communications and Engagement Manager – Bristol City Leap

James heads up the Communications and Engagement team with responsibility for the company’s internal and external communications strategy, brand development, community engagement and the delivery of our £61.5 million of social value commitments.

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Jon Sankey

Head of Business Development – Vattenfall Heat UK

Jon is responsible for driving the growth of Vattenfall’s Heat Network in Bristol. Jon sits within a dedicated Vattenfall Bristol team with extensive experience of developing heat networks in Bristol.

Richard Lowe

Development Manager – Bristol City Leap

Richard’s team leads in the early stage of identifying, financing, scoping, and getting approval for non-heat network projects. He also represents Bristol City Leap at all the various Service Working Groups and ensures processes with the client function are working efficiently.

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Selene Molina Blanco

Head of Engineering – Vattenfall Heat UK

As Lead Engineer South, Selene and her team develop and deliver highly effective low-carbon solutions to the challenge of decarbonising heat.