Our 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

Dr Fredrik Verkroost


Fredrik is a highly experienced CEO and Board member. 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

Martin Smye-Rumsby

Project Manager | Space and Technology

Martin is responsible for delivering the ESA-funded Artes 20/IAP Demonstration Project which will show how the risk posed by vegetation to power infrastructure can be better managed through analysis and interpretation of LiDAR and Earth Observation data.

Martin has over 14 years aerospace and defence experience in a variety of demanding roles. After serving with the Royal Air Force, he moved into portfolio, programme and project management within Defence acquisition. 

Martin has worked on a breadth of challenging Defence change initiatives, ranging from a geospatial information technology system to a diesel-fired power station. He brings an enthusiasm for delivering reliable capability and a great User experience.

t: 01476 247051 

m: 07474 896691 

e: msmye-rumsby@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 for vegetation management LiDAR processes that are now industry standard.

t: 01476 257051

e: vleppanen@point4geo.com

Sara Allan

Business Development Manager

Sara joins us to lead on strategy, bringing 9 years of experience from both the Financial and NGO sectors. She started her career on Wall Street and qualified as a Chartered Investment Manager in London. 

Part of a team that launched a discretionary Managed Portfolio Service raising £200 million, Sara was awarded the Citywire “Top 30 Under 30” rising investment star in 2014. 

A keen linguist, she enjoys speaking Arabic, French, Spanish and Italian which is a real plus given the global outlook of our plans for growth. Sara particularly likes the fact Point4Geo is harnessing LiDAR and Earth Observation technology to deliver both economic and environmental impact.

t: 01476 247051

m: 07989 431114

e: sallan@point4geo.com