About us

Our Story

Green Power Lighting is a Corkscrew Group business. Founded as Associated Technology Partners Ltd in 2016, Corkscrew Group specialises in bringing to market robust and innovative technology solutions for waste and clean energy challenges.

Our Team

We’ve got a great team of people in Green Power Lighting who, over the last two years, have helped develop our industry-leading products. They’re here to help deliver our clean lighting solutions to you.

Angus MacDonald
Angus MacDonaldFounder & Director

Angus founded GPL as part of a wider drive towards reduction of carbon in utilities. Prior to GPL, Angus was the founder of British Solar Renewables and responsible for delivering over 600MW of solar in the UK over a 5-year period. The renewable energy business was born out of running a property business that has created over1,000 new homes.

Previous to this, Angus had a career in aviation including naval helicopters for 8 years, flying for the film.

industry for 4 years and passenger jets for 8 years with British Airways. He lives on an arable farm in Somerset with his wife and four children. His interests include the farm, skiing, riding, shooting, boating and trying to reverse climate change – all of which are immensely improved when being done with the children. He is also a Trustee for the Gladys Cobham Trust.

Ian Rice
Ian RiceCorkscrew Innovation Director

Ian is the Commercial Manager of the Corkscrew Group. He spent over 20 years of his career in finance, rising to be a corporate finance director in investment banking, advising public and private organisations on strategy, financing, marketing, corporate governance, stakeholder relationships and other aspects of establishment and growth and gaining an MBA on the way. For the last seven years, until the end of 2018, he ran his own companies in renewable energy projects.

Ian is a passionate advocate for climate change management, environmental and wildlife and nature conservation issues and for disability inclusion in the workplace and in sports. He is a committee member of the Lord’s Taverners sport charity for disabled and disadvantaged young people in the West of England and, through his activities in his photography, is a member of the International Sports Press Association and a committee member of the UK Sports Journalists’ Association.

Guy Marchant
Guy MarchantHead of Sales

Guy joined the Company as Head of Sales in March 2018, he has over 30 years of experience in plant hire and mobile cranes in the construction Industry and related markets. He has built and managed sales teams at various levels and is a keen advocate of teamwork and ensuring the customer is provided with a professional and complete service without compromising. He is passionate about environmentally friendly solutions within this and other related sectors.

His outside interests include sport, especially hockey that he has played for over 30 years and continues to turnout on occasions, as well as having coached at a few clubs where he was passionate about developing and supporting players of all skill levels, whether young or old. He also has a keen interest for films and live shows, including stand-up comedy shows.

Mike Sherred
Mike SherredProject Manager

Michael started professional life in the City as a market maker in US Equities. After 23 years, he moved to Somerset to pursue a lifelong ambition to build a ‘Grand Designs’ style house. In 2010, he joined a Solar PV company, gaining invaluable experience in the renewable energy market. His current role is project manager for the deployment of GPL’s fleet of tower lights, providing baseload renewable power for supermarket distribution centres.

In his spare time, he is avid sports fan and, when required, can still generate plenty of turn with his gentle off spin for the local village cricket team.

Paul Trocian
Paul TrocianService Technician

Paul joined the company in early 2018 and is a fully qualified Electrician with 17 years’ experience, with the last seven years focused in the solar renewable industry. He has a passion for the renewable industry and is responsible for the day to day maintenance and upkeep of our fleet. He prides himself with a professional and diligent response to all requirements of the customer at all times.

Prior to this, Paul was in the Royal Marines for 10 years and his interests are sport, which he has furthered by coaching youth teams and has managed an adult’s football side as well. Other interests include Indian cuisine and reading, particularly historical literature.

Vince Costanza
Vince CostanzaFinance Controller

Vince is GPL’s Financial Controller. Vince trained and qualified in practice with a large regional firm of accountants in the South West. He gained experience the accounting, tax and audit needs of the small to medium-sized business. After 6 years, Vince left to join a regional Builders Merchants as Financial Controller with turnover of £15m. Managing a team of 4, Vince helped the merchant to grow and implement much needed controls and processes required. A few years later, the merchant was acquired by the Grafton Group, and Vince was given a new role of Finance Manager (Acquisitions) where he led a finance team in Somerset and in London.

In his spare time, Vince enjoys time with his young family, is on the committee of both his local playing field and parish council and loves watching a football game when he can.

Call us today on 07960 711 678

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