Our Team

Executive Team


Martin Stanley 

Founder & Managing Director

Martin has 20 years of experience in the Arboricultural industry, in recent years specifically in the electricity / utility sector and worked as a second tier contractor to primary vegetation contractors who carried out work for Scottish Power Energy Networks, Western Power Distribution and UK Power Networks.

He has created a number of patents for practical use in the service and utility sector.


t: 01476 247051
m: 07725 039320
e: mstanley@point4geo.com

Julian Martin-Redman

Commercial Director

Julian is responsible for financial; corporate and social impact governance. He trained as a stockbroker and has 20 years’ experience in building large scale technology interfaces and financial applications to bring efficiencies to complex processes.

Julian gained a Masters in Business Administration from Warwick Business School.


t: 01476 247051
m: 07766 0201223
e: jmartin-redman@point4geo.com

Michela Gess

Director of European Operations

Michela is responsible for our European operations and is based in Munich. Michela has 16 years of experience within investment banking, venture capital and global Blue-Chip organisations. 

She is a qualified Attorney at Law and deeply experienced in international business, investor relations and projects with excellent language skills, fluent in German, Italian, English and French.


t: 01476 247051
m: 07377 697171
e: mgess@point4geo.com

Peter Barnes

Chief Operating Officer

Peter is responsible for company operations, project and service delivery. He has 35 years’ experience in technology, programme, transformation and change management with global Blue Chip organisations.

Peter has a Masters in Business Administration.


t: 01476 247051
m: 07495 949474
e: pbarnes@point4geo.com


Non-Executive


Dr Fredrik Verkroost

Chairman

Fredrik is a highly experienced CEO and Board member, having recently transformed the Unified Communications business of NEC Europe following the development and turnaround of a host of technology-based SMEs – some through to IPO. 

He was previously deputy CEO & CCO for the Nasdaq listed mobile satellite operator ICO Global Communications, and on the management boards of Landis & Gyr / Electrowatt (now Siemens) and Square D (now Schneider-Electric). 

Fredrik is also a member of the IET Policy Panel for Innovation & Emerging Technologies, and a Mentor for the Satellite Applications Catapult


t: 01476 247051
m: 07767 642116
e: fverkroost@point4geo.com

 

Vesa Leppanen

Non Executive Director - Technology

Vesa guides the technology strategy and management of geospatial modelling. He has been in the industry for twenty years, ten of which he spent in the US developing LiDAR processes for vegetation management that is now industry standard.


t: 01476 247051
e: vleppanen@point4geo.com