As a rapidly expanding company, Z-Tech’s leadership and senior management help shape the company's development. We are internally structured under five Directors and one Non-Executive Director. Under this structure Z-Tech is set to grow by nurturing and developing its people.
Michael is the CEO and co-founder of Z-Tech and has over 25 years’ experience in industrial automation, electrical and mechanical systems.
Before founding Z-Tech in 2000, Michael spent over of a decade with Northumbrian Water maintaining water and wastewater sites followed by four years as Operations Manager for a system integration company delivering automation projects to the UK water industry.
As CEO, Michael plays the lead role in Z-Tech’s work with London Underground, having been instrumental in establishing our enduring contract to maintain tube line pump assets since 2007. A proven ‘hands on’ manager, Michael has an innate ability to employ technology to best effect to innovate and improve efficiency for Z-Tech’s customers.
Michael has earned management qualifications from Durham University and holds a HNC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
“The communication, management and technical skills I have gained from over 25 years in industrial maintenance are invaluable when dealing with strategic, technical and operational challenges.” Michael
In his role as CTO, Jeremy is responsible for implementing health and safety, and environmental standards to ensure the health and wellbeing of our Z-Techers and customers. He also manages Z-Tech’s complex operational IT systems and was the pioneering force behind the development of our workflow software tool, Z-One.
Prior to joining Z-Tech, Jeremy worked at JET and was an integral member of the first team to achieve a ‘breakeven’ Nuclear Fusion reaction; whereby, the energy expended to start the reaction was equal to that generated. This impressive achievement made a significant contribution to proving the viability of Nuclear Fusion as a future power source. Jeremy has also been part of successful software programming teams at Wood Mackenzie and Standard Life.
Jeremy has a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science and Electronics and holds Technician Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH).
“Health and Safety is core to Z-Tech and it is my passion to ensure that all company activities are undertaken to the highest health and safety standards. We have an enviable record for excellent health and safety and I constantly review our policies and procedures to be the very best in the industry.” Jeremy
As Marketing Director, Luke leads all Marketing, PR, Advertising and Communications for Z-Tech.
With over 16 years’ experience, Luke has moved from Marketing in Higher Education to join Z-Tech in 2011 – he is a MCIM marketing professional who takes pleasure in really thinking outside the box, winning awards, thought marketing, getting best value and helping Z-Tech’s Business Unit Managers to reach their goals.
Jim Grandison, Thames Water