Co-founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer at Repowering. Afsheen is a community energy specialist with over 10 years extensive experience of working with communities and Local Authorities. Afsheen sits as Chair of the Brixton Energy Solar Co-operatives the UK’s first inner-city community-owned solar power stations. A former Senior Policy Advisor at the Department of Energy and Climate Change and current Chair of Community Energy England Afsheen remains influential in both local and national community energy decision making. Afsheen also sits on the Board of Friends of the Earth and is an advisor to several organisations including UK100, Power to Change and IGOV. Afsheen has a MA in Geography and MEnv in Environment, Science and Society and an Honorary Doctorate. Afsheen was awarded an MBE in the 2016 New Year’s Honours List for her work in renewable energy in deprived London communities.