Meet the team at Kensa Contracting, the UK’s specialist delivery partner for large-scale ground source heat pump programmes.

Technical Sales

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Dr. Stuart Gadsden

Commercial Director

A former installer customer of Kensa's, Stuart joined the business in 2015, bringing a wealth of renewables experience both in academia and practice. Stuart is a long-standing member of MCS and industry stakeholder working groups.

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Ieman Barmaki

Sustainability Director

Formerly Head of Asset Management and Sustainability at Enfield Council. Ieman helps local & regional government to achieve their 2030 Carbon reduction ambitions by developing innovative renewable heating projects within the social housing sector.

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Iain Carr

Director of Sales - Domestic

Iain has a wealth of renewables experience in both technology and technical application. A long-standing ambassador of heat pump technology, with experience in supply chain, manufacturing and contracting.

Ian Goodchild

Director of Sales - Non-Domestic

Ian joined Kensa in early 2021 to head up the commercial arm of Kensa Contracting, Ian and his team now help Kensa's public and private sector clients, with their commercial decarbonisation projects.

Matt Zealley

Estimator

After starting with renewables in 2014, Matt joined Kensa in 2019 and is well placed to guide new and existing clients through their journey to a successful GSHP installation.

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George Gillow

Sales Manager (South West)

With an established background in developing and constructing housing in both the private and public sectors, George advises new & existing Kensa clients on how ground source heat pumps can improve their new build development's requirements.

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Matthew Black

Business Development Manager (Scotland)

Matthew has worked in renewable technologies for over 10 years. His passion is driving down carbon emissions, mitigating climate change, alleviating fuel poverty and improving the future of communities in Scotland.

Joseph Hill

Sales Manager (North)

Joe has worked in the heating industry since 2018 where he gained a passion for renewable technology & realised the importance of GSHPs in the transition to net-zero. Joe assists new & existing clients build and deliver successful GSHP projects.


Delivery

Lee Danysz

Operations Director

Lee joined Kensa in 2019, as a time-served plumbing and heating engineer Lee has a wealth of experience in the industry. As Operations Director, Lee is responsible for the successful installation of large-scale GSHP installations.

Ashley Craighill

Regional Director of Operations North

Ashley is a time-served heating engineer who has worked in the renewables & ECO sector for over 10 years. Ashley has worked on the successful delivery of multiple large-scale GSHP installations in retrofit social housing, new build & commercial.

Kensa Mark Montgomery

Mark Montgomery

Director of Compliance

With a background in renewable energy and OFGEM funding liaison, Mark manages Kensa Contracting's ECO funding compliance, together with project delivery compliance with Kensa Contracting's accredited bodies.

Kensa Matthew Fontaine

Matthew Fontaine

Design Manager

Matt joined Kensa in 2017, bringing with him 8 years of surveying experience. Matt is responsible for managing the design process from survey to hand over, ensuring client satisfaction, MCS compliance and delivering first class system performance.

Amanda Keeffe

Logistics Manager

Amanda joined Kensa Contracting in 2015, bringing with her a number of years experience in the field of logistics. Her role as Logistics Manager involves directing the logistics of large-scale ground source heat pump projects across the country.

Kensa Mike Pogson

Mike Pogson

Contracts Manager South

Mike is a time served heating engineer and joined Kensa as a Project Manager responsible for the successful installation of large scale GSHP installations. Mike leads the project management team in the south of England.

Bjorn Fowler

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Bjorn joined Kensa in 2021. With over 20 years of success in various sectors of the construction industry - including experience of contracting and project management - he is responsible for Kensa's Contracts teams.

Management

Kensa David Broom

David Broom

Managing Director

David joined Kensa in 2008. Specialising in large scale technical sales to the new build and retrofit markets, David's in depth knowledge of both commercial implications and practical considerations afford him a position as an industry expert.

Kensa Guy Cashmore

Guy Cashmore

Technical Director

Co-founder of Kensa, Guy oversees Kensa's technical service department, leads research and development, designs new Kensa products, and delivers training and lectures to staff, students and export distributors.

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Kate Clarke

Finance Director

Kate has a background in both private and public finance, in sectors ranging from services to manufacturing. She is responsible for running the finance and admin department.

Kensa Stephanie Gregory

Stephanie Gregory

Marketing Director

CIM qualified and marketing renewables since 2007, Stephanie joined Kensa in 2011 and is responsible for the marketing and business growth of the Kensa Group of companies.

Karl Drage

Director of Business Development

Karl leads the Kensa Group's activity around Advocacy of policy and new business models for heat and integrated energy systems. With 30 years' experience in refrigeration technologies, he has overseen the installation of over 5,000 heat pumps.

Kensa Group Board

Kensa Matthew Trewhella

Dr. Matthew Trewhella

CEO

A former NASA scientist, Matt joined Kensa in 2013 and oversaw the development of Kensa Contracting’s large-scale delivery operations and helped pioneer the use of shared ground loop systems. Matt was appointed as CEO in 2022.

James Standley

COO

James is responsible for delivering customer and shareholder value through Kensa’s manufacturing, field delivery, technical support and NPD activities. James was appointed COO of The Kensa Group in 2022.

Kensa Simon Lomax

Simon Lomax

Strategic Advisor

Former CEO of The Kensa Group and former Chair of the GSHPA, Simon has overseen Kensa's rise to UK market leader status and has been heavily involved in policy discussions at Westminster and Whitehall as a Top Tier Stakeholder to BEIS.

Matthew Taylor

Chairman

Matthew Taylor, Lord Taylor of Goss Moor joined Kensa as Non-Executive Chairman on 1st February 2014.

Mel Adderley, Finance Director, The Kensa Group

Mel Adderley

Group Finance Director

A qualified Chartered Accountant, Mel joined Kensa in 2009 as Finance Director and provides overall financial advice and control and supports the finance team in fulfilling its duties.

Chris Miles

Non-Executive Director

Chris joined Kensa in 2020. He invested in and led the growth of a renewable heat business from 2005, which was later sold to a major utility. Chris has had board-level experience across 8 businesses in the low-carbon energy sector.

Andrew Rendel

Non-Executive Director

Andrew is a Senior Investment Manager in Legal & General Capital’s Clean Energy team. He has been working in the renewables & cleantech sectors for over a decade during which he has developed expertise across debt, private equity & venture capital.

Technical Sales

Dr. Stuart Gadsden

Commercial Director

A former installer customer of Kensa's, Stuart joined the business in 2015, bringing a wealth of renewables experience both in academia and practice. Stuart is a long-standing member of MCS and industry stakeholder working groups.

Ieman Barmaki

Sustainability Director

Formerly Head of Asset Management and Sustainability at Enfield Council. Ieman helps local & regional government to achieve their 2030 Carbon reduction ambitions by developing innovative renewable heating projects within the social housing sector.

Iain Carr

Director of Sales - Domestic

Iain has a wealth of renewables experience in both technology and technical application. A long-standing ambassador of heat pump technology, with experience in supply chain, manufacturing and contracting.

Ian Goodchild

Director of Sales - Non-Domestic

Ian joined Kensa in early 2021 to head up the commercial arm of Kensa Contracting, Ian and his team now help Kensa's public and private sector clients, with their commercial decarbonisation projects.

Matt Zealley

Estimator

After starting with renewables in 2014, Matt joined Kensa in 2019 and is well placed to guide new and existing clients through their journey to a successful GSHP installation.

George Gillow

Sales Manager (South West)

With an established background in developing and constructing housing in both the private and public sectors, George advises new & existing Kensa clients on how ground source heat pumps can improve their new build development's requirements.

Matthew Black

Business Development Manager (Scotland)

Matthew has worked in renewable technologies for over 10 years. His passion is driving down carbon emissions, mitigating climate change, alleviating fuel poverty and improving the future of communities in Scotland.

Joseph Hill

Sales Manager (North)

Joe has worked in the heating industry since 2018 where he gained a passion for renewable technology & realised the importance of GSHPs in the transition to net-zero. Joe assists new & existing clients build and deliver successful GSHP projects.


Delivery

Lee Danysz

Operations Director

Lee joined Kensa in 2019, as a time-served plumbing and heating engineer Lee has a wealth of experience in the industry. As Operations Director, Lee is responsible for the successful installation of large-scale GSHP installations.

Ashley Craighill

Regional Director of Operations North

Ashley is a time-served heating engineer who has worked in the renewables & ECO sector for over 10 years. Ashley has worked on the successful delivery of multiple large-scale GSHP installations in retrofit social housing, new build & commercial.

Mark Montgomery

Director of Compliance

With a background in renewable energy and OFGEM funding liaison, Mark manages Kensa Contracting's ECO funding compliance, together with project delivery compliance with Kensa Contracting's accredited bodies.

Matthew Fontaine

Design Manager

Matt joined Kensa in 2017, bringing with him 8 years of surveying experience. Matt is responsible for managing the design process from survey to hand over, ensuring client satisfaction, MCS compliance and delivering first class system performance.

Amanda Keeffe

Logistics Manager

Amanda joined Kensa Contracting in 2015, bringing with her a number of years experience in the field of logistics. Her role as Logistics Manager involves directing the logistics of large-scale ground source heat pump projects across the country.

Mike Pogson

Contracts Manager South

Mike is a time served heating engineer and joined Kensa as a Project Manager responsible for the successful installation of large scale GSHP installations. Mike leads the project management team in the south of England.

Bjorn Fowler

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Bjorn joined Kensa in 2021. With over 20 years of success in various sectors of the construction industry - including experience of contracting and project management - he is responsible for Kensa's Contracts teams.

Management

David Broom

Managing Director

David joined Kensa in 2008. Specialising in large scale technical sales to the new build and retrofit markets, David's in depth knowledge of both commercial implications and practical considerations afford him a position as an industry expert.

Guy Cashmore

Technical Director

Co-founder of Kensa, Guy oversees Kensa's technical service department, leads research and development, designs new Kensa products, and delivers training and lectures to staff, students and export distributors.

Kate Clarke

Finance Director

Kate has a background in both private and public finance, in sectors ranging from services to manufacturing. She is responsible for running the finance and admin department.

Stephanie Gregory

Marketing Director

CIM qualified and marketing renewables since 2007, Stephanie joined Kensa in 2011 and is responsible for the marketing and business growth of the Kensa Group of companies.

Karl Drage

Director of Business Development

Karl leads the Kensa Group's activity around Advocacy of policy and new business models for heat and integrated energy systems. With 30 years' experience in refrigeration technologies, he has overseen the installation of over 5,000 heat pumps.

Kensa Group Board

Dr. Matthew Trewhella

CEO

A former NASA scientist, Matt joined Kensa in 2013 and oversaw the development of Kensa Contracting’s large-scale delivery operations and helped pioneer the use of shared ground loop systems. Matt was appointed as CEO in 2022.

James Standley

COO

James is responsible for delivering customer and shareholder value through Kensa’s manufacturing, field delivery, technical support and NPD activities. James was appointed COO of The Kensa Group in 2022.

Simon Lomax

Strategic Advisor

Former CEO of The Kensa Group and former Chair of the GSHPA, Simon has overseen Kensa's rise to UK market leader status and has been heavily involved in policy discussions at Westminster and Whitehall as a Top Tier Stakeholder to BEIS.

Matthew Taylor

Chairman

Matthew Taylor, Lord Taylor of Goss Moor joined Kensa as Non-Executive Chairman on 1st February 2014.

Mel Adderley

Group Finance Director

A qualified Chartered Accountant, Mel joined Kensa in 2009 as Finance Director and provides overall financial advice and control and supports the finance team in fulfilling its duties.

Chris Miles

Non-Executive Director

Chris joined Kensa in 2020. He invested in and led the growth of a renewable heat business from 2005, which was later sold to a major utility. Chris has had board-level experience across 8 businesses in the low-carbon energy sector.

Andrew Rendel

Non-Executive Director

Andrew is a Senior Investment Manager in Legal & General Capital’s Clean Energy team. He has been working in the renewables & cleantech sectors for over a decade during which he has developed expertise across debt, private equity & venture capital.