Meet the team

Meet the people behind Passiv's smart energy technology

Jim Crooks
Managing Director

Jim is responsible for our overall direction, delivery and performance. With over 25 years of senior management experience in B2B services, he has extensive knowledge of change management in large, multi-site service businesses.

 

Stuart Wallace
Development Director

Stuart is responsible for developing forward-looking technical solutions, high-quality research, and scalable platforms to support domestic energy optimisation.

Ian Rose
Sales & Strategy Director

Ian leads Passiv’s go-to market strategy, research and commercial sales operations bringing 25 years’ experience in the domestic energy supply chain.

Carole Smith
Finance Director

Carole oversees the financial budgeting and reporting, accounting, and statutory compliance of the Passiv group of companies.

Paul Upshall
Operations Director

Paul leads total commercial and project delivery and brings together all aspects of quality, safety, environment, facilities, compliance, and efficiency.

Louise Wall
Project Director

Louise is responsible for the successful delivery of all consultancy projects across the business and their alignment with the strategy roadmap and commercial opportunities.

Will Heinzelmann
Product Director

Will is responsible for Passiv's overall product strategy, devising, designing and delivering the products that produce cutting-edge energy transformation solutions.

Alison Denyer
Head of Customer Services

Alison heads up the technical support team that supports investors, housing associations, installers, engineers and homeowners in solar, heat and consultancy projects.

Dr Edwin Carter
Head of R&D

Edwin is responsible for strategically managing our R&D and consultancy capability, leading the team in developing the algorithms behind our smart controls product and modelling services.

Tom Latimer
Algorithm Developer

Tom has a key role within R&D developing algorithms to control energy assets in the home to optimise and minimise energy use and costs for users.

Beth Simpson
Algorithm Developer

Beth is part of the innovative team designing the control algorithms simulating low-carbon technologies as part of our R&D consultancy services.

James Manson
Algorithm Developer

James develops smart home control algorithms modelling and simulating low-carbon technologies and oversees data analysis on Passiv’s monitoring systems.

Magnus Brown
Database Architect

Magnus heads up the database team at Passiv and is responsible for the architecture, development and operational management of the databases.

Sneha Srivastava
Quality Assurance (QA) Manager

Sneha leads our QA team, specialising in smart home energy products, district heating networks, automated meter reading devices, solar PV monitoring and asset management methodologies.

Peter Roberts
Devices Director

Peter heads up Passiv’s hub and devices development including embedded linux kernel and applications implementation and development.

Matt Osborn
Solutions Manager

Matt leads on developing a portfolio of consultancy and innovation initiatives that provide insights into energy transition, and support Passiv’s solutions roadmap.

Richard Weetman
Solar Business Manager

Richard manages Passiv’s solar business providing a top-quality service to customers across the company’s solar, O&M and FiT management portfolios.

Gareth Chantler
Heat Sales Manager

Gareth is responsible for all sales of heat products bringing valuable experience in the renewable energy, metering, monitoring, and control industries.

Tom Veli
Professional Services Manager

Tom is a multi-disciplined project and commercial lead who collaborates with network operators to deliver innovative technology solutions supporting energy transition.

Helen Baudoin
Project Manager

Helen leads innovative energy efficiency projects working with a broad range of commercial partners working to the highest time, cost, and quality standards.

Boyd Darling
Project Manager

Boyd is responsible for efficiently and successfully delivering bespoke consultancy projects producing insightful learnings and deliverable solutions to low carbon energy control.

Jim Crooks
Managing Director

Jim is responsible for our overall direction, delivery and performance. With over 25 years of senior management experience in B2B services, he has extensive knowledge of change management in large, multi-site service businesses.

 

Stuart Wallace
Development Director

Stuart is responsible for developing forward-looking technical solutions, high-quality research, and scalable platforms to support domestic energy optimisation.

Ian Rose
Sales & Strategy Director

Ian leads Passiv’s go-to market strategy, research and commercial sales operations bringing 25 years’ experience in the domestic energy supply chain.

Carole Smith
Finance Director

Carole oversees the financial budgeting and reporting, accounting, and statutory compliance of the Passiv group of companies.

Paul Upshall
Operations Director

Paul leads total commercial and project delivery and brings together all aspects of quality, safety, environment, facilities, compliance, and efficiency.

Louise Wall
Project Director

Louise is responsible for the successful delivery of all consultancy projects across the business and their alignment with the strategy roadmap and commercial opportunities.

Will Heinzelmann
Product Director

Will is responsible for Passiv's overall product strategy, devising, designing and delivering the products that produce cutting-edge energy transformation solutions.

Alison Denyer
Head of Customer Services

Alison heads up the technical support team that supports investors, housing associations, installers, engineers and homeowners in solar, heat and consultancy projects.

Dr Edwin Carter
Head of R&D

Edwin is responsible for strategically managing our R&D and consultancy capability, leading the team in developing the algorithms behind our smart controls product and modelling services.

Tom Latimer
Algorithm Developer

Tom has a key role within R&D developing algorithms to control energy assets in the home to optimise and minimise energy use and costs for users.

Beth Simpson
Algorithm Developer

Beth is part of the innovative team designing the control algorithms simulating low-carbon technologies as part of our R&D consultancy services.

James Manson
Algorithm Developer

James develops smart home control algorithms modelling and simulating low-carbon technologies and oversees data analysis on Passiv’s monitoring systems.

Magnus Brown
Database Architect

Magnus heads up the database team at Passiv and is responsible for the architecture, development and operational management of the databases.

Sneha Srivastava
Quality Assurance (QA) Manager

Sneha leads our QA team, specialising in smart home energy products, district heating networks, automated meter reading devices, solar PV monitoring and asset management methodologies.

Peter Roberts
Devices Director

Peter heads up Passiv’s hub and devices development including embedded linux kernel and applications implementation and development.

Matt Osborn
Solutions Manager

Matt leads on developing a portfolio of consultancy and innovation initiatives that provide insights into energy transition, and support Passiv’s solutions roadmap.

Richard Weetman
Solar Business Manager

Richard manages Passiv’s solar business providing a top-quality service to customers across the company’s solar, O&M and FiT management portfolios.

Gareth Chantler
Heat Sales Manager

Gareth is responsible for all sales of heat products bringing valuable experience in the renewable energy, metering, monitoring, and control industries.

Tom Veli
Professional Services Manager

Tom is a multi-disciplined project and commercial lead who collaborates with network operators to deliver innovative technology solutions supporting energy transition.

Helen Baudoin
Project Manager

Helen leads innovative energy efficiency projects working with a broad range of commercial partners working to the highest time, cost, and quality standards.

Boyd Darling
Project Manager

Boyd is responsible for efficiently and successfully delivering bespoke consultancy projects producing insightful learnings and deliverable solutions to low carbon energy control.