Initially a qualified Mechanical Engineer by trade, Adrian has held a number of senior positions, within FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 blue chip companies. He also has deep routed experience of Sales & Business Development in the Construction, Housing, Utility, Low Carbon & Micro-Generation Sectors.
He has been involved with and responsible for numerous successful major business breakthrough initiatives, including a high level of integration with key Governmental departments, delivery mechanisms, representative groups, Institutes, Charities, Trusts and Associations. He formerly participated as a Scheme Management Board Member alongside DEFRA, for the UK Governments’ Warm Front Scheme. He has also contributed towards a number of key industry ‘think tanks’, ‘steering and lobby groups’ that have supported a variety of policy shaping Government departments such as LGA/BERR/CLG/DECC to BEIS and DEFRA.
He sat on the Building Research Establishments 'Talking Water' panel – (efficient energy and water management). Summit Skills Group, A1 Low Carbon Solutions Management Team, EEPH’s Insulation Strategy Group and also DECC’s Action for Insulation Group, which helped to define key low carbon policy for some of the Governments Carbon Reduction strategies. He was also the founder member of the Scheme Management Board for the Local Government Association’s CROSS – (Carbon Reduction One Stop Shop).
Adrian has an integrated experience of working within the Energy Retail Sector, including the ECO & Obligation Driven Grant Aided & Carbon Reduction Markets.
He was Managing Director of the company that was responsible for taking the Tesco Home Efficiency scheme to market in 2008, and the Marks & Spencer Energy Home Services scheme in 2010.
As a former Director of OAMEC Group, which included OAMEC Consulting Ltd, OAMEC Energy LLP, and Unity Green Deal Ltd, the main activity was as a Solar PV Developer, aswell as Green Deal Provider).
He also held a shareholding in Sunlight Energy, a boutique LED Lighting Sales and Distribution Company.
Adrian has also held a number of Commercial Advisory and Non-Executive positions.