Mark Smith ZLC Energy

Mark Smith

Owner/managing director

What is your background? I’m a chartered engineer and environmentalist. Before setting up ZLC I used to manage £200m worth of construction work in the South East for the Environment Agency and local authorities. I’m passionate about building sustainably, which came about after I was involved in a few commercial sustainable building projects. I realised

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Andrew Honey

Business Development

I have been focused on renewable energy and sustainability since 2005, and have 40 years international business experience as an MBA qualified engineer, predominantly in the energy sector. My hands on experience of oil, gas, nuclear and waste management have given me unique insight into the future of energy and the business demands that are

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Viktoria Amarilli ZLC Energy

Viktoria Amarilli

Administrator

I support the whole team, from sales to technical. I work closely with Matthew, booking in and following up surveys and will often be the person who answers your questions when you call the office.

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Matthew Shepherd

Renewable energy surveyor

What do you do when you survey a property? Before I even get to the survey I like to talk to someone properly on the phone. I start with a general chat about what someone wants, or what they think they want. Some people only want a rough figure over the phone, and an idea

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Chris Cowap ZLC Energy

Chris Cowap

Renewable energy engineer

What does a sustainable energy engineer do? My role involves a variety of jobs, but essentially I design and project manage the installations. I build relationships with all of our technical partners, liaise with the relevant authorities and purchase the equipment we need for each job. Explain more about the design process I meet with

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Haydn Cadell

Haydn Cadell

Renewable energy engineer

I work closely with Chris to make sure all the technical design work is accurate before an install takes place. I also support Matthew with surveys, making sure we have all the detail we need to create the best designs we can.

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Billy Dalton ZLC Energy

Billy Dalton

Installation supervisor

What is your role at ZLC? I’m the man that makes things happen, I make sure we’ve got the right people, the right materials, the right contractors. I become involved after the customer has had a survey, given the go ahead for the project and then I make sure it all happens in good time.

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Doug Gammons

Installer

What is your role at ZLC? I’m the main installer, which means I am the key person who installs all the renewable products for our domestic and commercial customers. I get involved at as many levels as possible, from the design process beforehand, offering advice, to checking materials and making sure they’re delivered on site.

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Ruth Smith ZLC Energy

Ruth Smith

Owner/office manager

What’s your primary role at ZLC? My main role is marketing, but running your own business means doing much more! How did you become involved with the company? I’m the wife of the managing director Mark. We lived in Brighton for many years, but it was always our intention to move back to Cornwall, where

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