Meet Our Team
Mark Buchanan – Founder & Technical Director
With over 20 years of experience in technology professional services, Mark founded ELe® in 2014 with an ambition to eliminate energy wasted through the AC/DC conversion process.
Having developed a unique approach to distributing power and data through Ethernet cabling, Mark now works with our in house team and specialist manufacturing partners to further develop our disruptive technology portfolio and design customer focused solutions.
Mark says “being so passionate about what we do means I get to play all day developing technologies for a cause I truly believe in, I’m incredibly lucky”
Caroline Clayton – Operations Director
With a background in business and strategic resource management, Caroline joined ELe® in August 2015 heading up the operational side of the business.
Coordinating our specialist manufacturing partners to ensure product quality remains high but our solution is commercially viable is paramount to ELe®’s success. Additionally, Caroline leads system and processes improvement alongside business planning and funding activities.
Caroline says “for me it’s a fantastic opportunity to put all the process and procedural foundations in place at an early stage to support ELe®’s rapid growth aspirations, it’s a fantastic challenge and I am incredibly excited about the future”
Peter Ormerod – Head of Research & Business Development
Former vice president of sales at a global education company, Peter brings to the team a broad range of business development and commercial expertise, all centred around the introduction of technology and associated value add.
Primarily responsible for building and managing our re-seller network, Peter is enjoying being able to define and implement the full commercial strategy across multiple geographies.
Peter says “ELe® in an exciting place to be. There’s a real buzz in being part of something new and innovative; a disruptive technology proposition which can bring huge efficiencies and flexibility to the use of ICT everywhere, and which in developing markets provides a neat way to solve the energy divide as part of addressing the digital divide.”
Mark Frost – Chairman
With his business partner of more than 25 years Mark established FN Solutions in 2013 with the aim of building a network of progressive businesses focused on efficient clean energy generation, storage and distribution. FN Solutions became a major shareholder in ELe® in 2015.
As chairman Mark takes an active role in the strategic direction of ELe® in addition to mentoring the leadership team, and providing technical and intellectual property expertise and guidance.
Mark says “ELe® deserves to be recognised for creating something that solves a problem most people would never have recognised”