Stephen Gapik
Stephen Gapik

Managing Director

Experience: 20 Years Energy Efficiency, Microgeneration, Energy Efficiency Obligations and Communal Heating expertise at British Gas and Soltherm.

Brings to the team: Passion for Etics systems and Energy Efficiency

Responsible for: Ensuring the systems we sell are the safest, the most technologically advanced in the UK, whilst being affordable and fit for life and living

Personal bio:

  • All things Leeds United
  • Keen cook, experimenting new ideas
  • Driving
Justyna Szymanska
Justyna Szymanska

Operations Director

Experience: Justyna is a seasoned operations director with a wealth of experience in HR management, supply chain management, and strategy development. With her exceptional leadership skills and strategic mindset, she plays a pivotal role in driving operational excellence and ensuring the smooth functioning of the Soltherm organisation.

Brings to the team: Having spent several years in the field of HR management, Justyna possesses a deep understanding of the critical role that human resources play in fostering a high-performance work culture. Her expertise lies in talent acquisition, performance management, employee engagement, and organizational development. She excels in creating comprehensive HR strategies that align with the company's goals and drive employee productivity and satisfaction.

In addition to her proficiency in HR management, Justyna has a strong background in strategic supply chain management. She has successfully overseen complex supply chain operations, optimizing processes, and ensuring efficient delivery of products and services. Her analytical approach and attention to detail enable her to identify areas for improvement, streamline operations, and enhance overall supply chain performance.

Responsible for: With a passion for operational excellence, Justyna is dedicated to continuously improving processes and systems within Soltherm. She fosters a collaborative and inclusive work environment, encouraging cross-functional teams to work together towards common goals. Her exceptional communication and interpersonal skills make her an effective leader who inspires and motivates her team to achieve exceptional results.

Personal bio:

  • Prosecco
  • Pups
  • Pyjamas
Mark Gibbs
Mark Gibbs

UK Technical Director

Experience: Worked within the EWI industry for nearly 14 years as a Technical Manager or Director.

Brings to the team: Being Mechanical Engineering and an enthusiasm for everything technical, data is key.

Responsible for: The UK Technical department

  • Design
  • Specification
  • Technical Literature
  • Technical Strategy
  • Certification
  • Trade Association Representation (INCA)
Personal bio:
  • Supports Everton
  • Likes the gym and running
  • Loves EWI
Aaron Carlisle
Aaron Carlisle

Business Support Director

Experience: 12 Years experiences with British Gas, in a variety of operational, commercial and strategy roles across the energy and energy efficiency sectors. Joined Soltherm/Surefire Management Services in December 2020 to support growth ambitions over the next 5 years.

Brings to the team: Wide knowledge of the commercial drivers of the energy and energy efficiency market in the UK. Working for Soltherm & SMS gives me the opportunity to work with highly talented people, who have a passion for delivering quality energy efficiency projects with innovative products and methods.

Responsible for: Ensuring we have the right structures and governance in place to support our growth ambitions over the next 5 years.

Personal bio:

  • Karate
  • Data
Ruth Hale
Ruth Hale

Local Authority & Housing Association Channel Director

Experience: 18 years’ experience in British Gas working in both the engineering and energy efficiency sector. The last 8 years working on a range of retrofit and regeneration projects in England & Wales. Planning and managing multiple and complex projects, including effective stakeholder management at all levels and creative problem solving in regulated environments.

Working in the noted environments gives me deep insight and experience into Government obligations such as Eco, safety funds etc.

Brings to the team: Look to provide highly specified systems that withstand the elements, provide healthier homes that offer comfort and affordable to live in.

Qualified Energy Assessor and obtained Health & SafetyCITB Site Management Safety Training (SMSTS)

Responsible for: Sales and project delivery.

Personal bio:

  • Enjoys motor racing
  • Keen rower
  • Horse rider

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