Stuart Speake

Managing Director

Stuart founded Soltropy to develop and exploit the idea for an “ice immune” solar thermal panel which he came up with when installing a standard system on his own house. He has always been passionate about renewables and the potential of these technologies to create a better world. Stuart is a Bachelor of Engineering and has worked for various innovative, cutting edge companies from his first job in a robotics start-up to more latterly an innovation lead, multinational manufacturing and technology company. He is an experienced Project Manager and has successfully lead multinational teams to deliver global IT manufacturing projects.

Martin Gilchrist

Martin is an engineer with over 15 years experience in the manufacturing and technology sectors.  Prior his involvement with Soltropy he held global positions in a well respected multinational technology company.  He has experience in Engineering, Quality Assurance, Operations & Project Management, working to deliver value for customers.  He is motivated by innovation and continuous improvement – helping sustain our environment and helping our customers save money.

Andrew Speake

Until recently, Andrew was Chairman and one of two co-founders of G2G3, a Scottish based simulation and technology company. He was responsible for the rapid growth of G2G3 from a small regionally based organisation to a global multi-million pound company, operating in 78 countries with a partner network of over 200, including blue chip clients such as Microsoft, HP and IBM. In 2013 G2G3 was acquired by Capita plc.

Alan Melrose

Alan has over 20 years experience in marketing and advertising with almost half in the digital space. His remit at DC Thomson extends to the digital newspaper and magazine portfolio managing the data department which analyses over 4 million monthly unique visitors which are processed and segmented to enhance user experience and product development. Alan has experience in the Energy Sector as former product owner of Energy Voice; a B2B platform which has grown from under 10,000 to just over 200,000 unique monthly users in less than 3 years under his ownership