Flexitricity Team

Employing the best people in the industry and living our company values and mission every day is what has propelled Flexitricity to the forefront of this industry and kept us there for the past decade.

We work in partnership with our customers—our Energy Partners—rather than just selling a piece of software or equipment. We think that understanding each customer’s unique requirements and having a manned 24/7 operation is vitally important, rather than solely relying on automation to deliver a critical service. We think that route to market providers like Flexitricity need traders, data scientists, algorithms and operators to capture the full opportunity. We believe automation is essential, but it’s not enough on its own.

Management Team

Alastair Martin

Alastair Martin

Founder and Chief Strategy Officer

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Dr Alastair Martin founded the first demand side response business in Great Britain in 2004. Alongside heading up Flexitricity, Alastair has worked on a range of energy policy developments and participates in several key regulatory working groups and committees with the Association for Decentralised Energy, National Grid and others.

Alastair is a professional energy engineer with experience ranging from gigawatt-scale coal and nuclear power stations, through industrial efficiency, to small wind, solar, biomass and hydro generators.

Before founding Flexitricity, Alastair worked on energy efficiency and renewable energy at Scottish Water.

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Alastair Kerr

Alastair Kerr

Chief Financial Officer

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Alastair joined Flexitricity in 2014 and is responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial management and control.

Alastair has spent many years improving the financial management and performance of a number of organisations from technology start-ups to global players, with a focus on technology-driven service organisations. During that time he has built up a broad range of sector experience including technology hardware and software, data services, machine-to-machine communication, social media and professional services.

Andy Lowe

Andy Lowe

CEO

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Andy joined Flexitricity in 2018 and was appointed as CEO in 2022 to drive a new era of growth and innovation.

Andy was previously Flexitricity’s Chief Commercial Officer, where he where he worked across the business to ensure customers could efficiently access the full suite of market opportunities available to our Energy Partners.

He has worked in the energy industry for over 15 years, in roles covering technical consultancy, project development/investment and strategic leadership. He has been a prominent and leading figure in the growth and development of Flextricity, bringing a deep level of insight and understanding of the flexible energy market.

Claire Addison

Claire Addison

Head of Regulation

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Claire is responsible for ensuring Flexitricity remains at the forefront in monetising new flexible energy opportunities, through leadership in policy development, regulatory changes and industry code modifications.

She coordinates improvements to Flexitricity’s internal processes in response to market needs and regulations, including the implementation of new services for customers including Balancing Mechanism Wider Access and domestic flexibility.

Claire is recognised for her strong engagement with stakeholders, developed through eleven years of experience in the sustainable energy sector, including AES Corporation.

Neil O’Loughlin

Neil O’Loughlin

IT & Engineering Manager

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Neil has responsibility for systems infrastructure, end to end systems development, technical sales support, site commissioning, technical services development, hardware development and supporting the IT & engineering teams.

He brings a wealth of engineering experience in areas such as compliance, new product introduction, data management, calibration, facilities management & energy efficiency across multiple sectors including oil and gas, manufacturing, and biomedical.

Neil has been involved in several key Flexitricity projects including Quickturn which aims to bring innovations in non-domestic demand side response, National Grid’s ASDP and Wider Access roll out and National Grid’s LEEMPS Data Concentrator Migration.

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Lisa Perrin

Head of Supply & Balancing Services

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Lisa is Head of Supply & Balancing Services at Flexitricity, a role which is critical to the contract management and delivery of services for Flexitricity’s Energy Partners. Lisa and her team currently manage the operational and strategic relationships with third parties, including National Grid ESO, Ofgem, Elexon and Xoserve, and key relationships with the UK Capacity Market and Flexitricity+ delivery partners.

Lisa joined Flexitricity as an Account Manager back in 2016 and has since developed her skills in a number of key roles within the business, including relationship management, new business sales and project management. Lisa’s experience has meant she has developed a diverse range of knowledge and expertise across all areas of the energy sector, with a particular interest in energy flexibility and driving change across the industry to ensure a greener, smarter energy system for all.

Lisa worked closely with the Association of Decentralised Energy to develop the first industry Code of Conduct for demand side response aggregators – Flex Assure. Following the launch FlexAssure in 2019, Lisa was elected a seat as an inaugural committee member – a position she held for 2 years. During this time, Lisa focused on promoting the importance of the code of conduct and ensuring that there is a fair and transparent set of standards for the entire industry.

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