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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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