Cotopaxi 

Providing energy and carbon reduction solutions on a global scale.  

Our energy team

Our Energy Efficiency team provides operational cost reduction solutions to industrial and commercial clients. Having completed over 1,000 audits across industrial and commercial sectors, our chartered mechanical and electrical engineers have extensive energy management, carbon management, and environmental consulting experience.

£4.8M

Cost reductions

Based on figures for 2013 financial year.

What we’ve achieved

in the last 12 months

294

Projects launched in the past 12 months

172k

Megajoules saved equivalent to £4.8m

42

Countries worldwide where our software is installed

358

site Installations worldwide

The team behind Cotopaxis success

Cliff Bradshaw

Managing Director

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With 30 years’ experience, Cliff Bradshaw provides consultancy solutions to a wide variety of industrial sectors. As a chartered professional mechanical engineer he has vast experience in management, manufacturing and operations. During his career Cliff was the Technical Director for Camco Industrial Energy and prior to that he held the same position at BE&K Engineering in the USA. The core business involved the delivery of energy reduction consulting services to industry and commerce across a wide range of Fortune 500 companies in the USA.

Cliff’s projects and initiatives generated target savings of £4.8m per annum

Kevin Kitching

Director

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Technical Director for Cotopaxi is Kevin Kitching. Twenty years of experience within the industry has achieved Kevin specialised knowledge of real-time control and simulation engineering. Currently Kevin is focusing on the development and implementation of eXpert energy solutions in large manufacturing organisations within the food and beverage industry. Most recently Kevin has been working on a global scale, completing energy and drive audits at various sites. From the information he has received he has engineered solutions to the identified opportunities. Creating process models, developing a new Siemens based M&T backbone and the eXpert pump solution are Kevin’s latest accomplishments.

Stuart Hartley

Director

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Stuart Hartley is an experienced business manager, with over twenty three years working in Fast Moving Consumer Goods companies. Stuart’s last operational role was the Chief Engineer for Northern Foods where he delivered an Energy Management solution across the 22 sites reporting on daily energy performance. Also his focus was the delivery of Engineering Excellence to drive operational performance. Stuart’s career has allowed him to acquire knowledge of chilled, ambient and frozen manufacturing. Stuart was also responsible for the development of the HCFC phase out strategy which covered all twenty sites, equating to an excess of 450 plants.

Jeff Kenna

Non-Executive Director

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Jeff Kenna has 30 years’ experience managing small and medium sized enterprises in the sustainable energy sector, from incubation to full commercial development. He has worked throughout the world specialising in energy policy analysis and evaluation of clean energy technologies for both public bodies such as the European Commission and World Bank and for large commercial companies.

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Hannes Engel
Energy Analyst

With excellent educational knowledge and industry experience in the field of engineering, Hannes has taken on demanding engineering projects for Cotopaxi’s biggest clients around the world. He has the ability to seek and understand every aspect of a project and of a system in order to correlate and apply this information towards the desired outcome for each customer

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Andrew Kenyon
Energy Engineer

Andrew is an enthusiastic and a very reliable staff member, always producing high standard results when it comes to his work. With his academic background, Andrew has a proven interest in sustainability and working to deliver energy efficiency and savings for clients. His experience as a summer intern at Diageo provided him with the skills required to perform the tasks set in his role

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David Greenwood
Energy Engineer

David joined Cotopaxi in 2015 bringing new and fresh skills to the engineering team. David instantly started working on one of our MM&T projects and is quickly building on his experience within the industry.

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Amanda Kay Carter
Financial & Office Executive

Amanda is the financial and office executive, she oversees the accounts, receivables, expenses, travel and general admin. She is proficient with her delivery ensuring accuracy in all areas. A great communicator delivering a valuable service to clients and customers.

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Stewart Moyser
Installation Engineer

A multi-disciplined and passionate engineer. Stewarts experience includes sheet metal/fabrication, welding, fitting, machining, hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical engineering.

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David Watts
Energy Engineer

David joined the team in 2015 and is based out of the Cologne office. With great knowledge and background within the brewery industry David works closely with one of our biggest clients within the brewing sector on energy reduction opportunities.

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Peter Kitching
Consultant

A Chartered Chemical Engineer with over 40 years technical and managerial experience in the Chemical, Mineral and Process Industries.

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Neil Li
Senior Consultant

Neil is an experienced and knowledgeable energy consultant based at our office in Beijing.  His proven capability and skill set make him a valuable member of the Cotopaxi team.

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Matt Down
Energy Consultant

Matt is an experienced engineer with a passion for energy efficiency. Matt works with large blue chip organisations to reduce their impact on the environment and drive down costs.

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Ryan Clayton
Energy Engineer

Ryan is a recent graduate in Chemical Engineering where he achieved a First with Honours. With an academic background in this area, Ryan has a proven interest in sustainability and working to deliver energy efficiencies and savings for clients.

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Robert Lane
Energy Engineer

A highly motivated engineer, Robert applies his engineering knowledge and passion for energy into delivering innovative solutions for complex energy problems whilst also seeking methods to reduce environmental impact.

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Margaret Potter
Personal Assistant to Managing Director

Highly motivated and trusted PA with over 20 years’ of experience of supporting senior management in the delivery of business goals. Excellent communication skills are used to forge productive relationships with customers and colleagues at all levels.

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Paul Hughes
Senior Software Developer

A Senior Software Developer at Cotopaxi. With 10 years’ experience, Paul is responsible for the development of Strata, Cotopaxi’s Energy Monitoring and Targeting software.

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Matt Scott
Senior Applications Developer

Matt has over 5 years’ experience in Energy Monitoring and Targeting software and is now one of the lead Senior Applications Developers within Cotopaxi.

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Andrew Cusick
Software Support

Andrew has knowledge of a variety of programming languages which he has utilised to develop small software applications.

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Yici Yan
Energy Engineer

Yici is our newest graduate to join the Cotopaxi team in China. After graduating from university Yici came straight to work for Cotopaxi with the aim to build  her industrial experience.

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Augustinas Impalis
 Marketing Executive

Augustinas is valuable member of the marketing team at Cotopaxi. He uses his creative flare and sales ability to assist the marketing division in providing top class material to allow the team of Consultants and Engineers to sell and promote Cotopaxi across the globe.

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Gemma Bott
Marketing and Sales Manager

Gemma heads up the Marketing and Sales department at Cotopaxi ensuring great communication with current clients and prospective customers and providing sales support internally to the Cotopaxi team.

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Michelle Hynes
HR and Recruitment Manager

Michelle has extensive experience within the HR  and recruitment field and ensures that Cotopaxi has the best Consultants, Engineers and IT Specialists in the industry.

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Alex Roberts
Group Project Manager

Alex is a graduate in BBA Management with a background in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods industry. Passionate on achieving results, Alex has worked on numerous projects in the past to deliver increased product awareness and change and contributed towards shaping future business and market brand strategies.

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Gareth Noble
Procurement Manager

Gareth has over 25 years’ experience of materials management across numerous market sectors. His key focus is supplier management and relationships to help deliver Cotopaxi projects on time .

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Juan Carlos Amores
Junior Software Developer

Juan is motivated and a passionate developer with a strong academic background within software engineering. His previous experience includes working as a technician and web developer and is now working as part of our software team to develop our market leading energy management software, Strata.

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Andy Lowe
Energy Engineer

Andy is an experienced and motivated engineer and applies his  knowledge and skills within the energy field into delivering innovative solutions to projects within the industrial and commercial sectors.

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Aaron McMillan
Energy Engineer

Aaron is an enthusiastic staff member, he is very reliable and has the will to put 100% into his tasks, this enables him to be able to achieve high standard results in notifying any possible problems and to provide solutions that may be able to overcome them. He is a positive character that set his minds to his task, his experience in different summer interns at Diageo, and Carron Phoenix Ltd have provided him with the skills required to perform the tasks set in his role.

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Prashant Bhairavkar
Senior Energy Engineer

Prashant is an energy professional with hands on experience in energy audits of industries and commercial buildings. He is a Certified Energy Auditor by Bureau of Energy Efficiency India; has Masters Degree in Energy and has worked in areas like HVAC, Lighting and Renewable Energy.

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Sagar Gali
Graduate Energy Engineer

Sagar is result-oriented and pays great attention to detail. He has experience in System Engineering and Material Flow Management, along with experience, Sagar has a very strong educational background. 

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