How To Showcase Your Skills - Shaunagh Duncan, Bulb

Shaunagh Duncan, Renewable and Sustainability Manager at Bulb, shares her career story and career advice for young people. Bulb is a renewable energy supplier that launched in 2015. It now supplies 1.7 million homes across the UK with green gas and electricity. Shaunagh’s job involves her focusing on internal sustainability within the company i.e making sure they’re reaching their net-zero targets and completing energy and policy research. In this interview she discusses how got into a career in sustainability and why your career will either revolve around a subject you’re passionate about or a skill that you’re an expert in. Some of the areas she discusses include:

  • What her role as Renewable and Sustainability Manager means 
  • How she got into a career in sustainability
  • How she created her own job role at Bulb
  • How to showcase your skills without having a job
  • Making the most of things you can control 
  • How to make the most of the extra time you may have due to lockdown/Covid 

The Circl Interview Series asks leaders of the UK’s most exciting businesses to share their career paths and advice with the next generation of talent. Check out our other interviews with professionals from organisations such as Facebook, PwC and Alexander Hall.