Having worked for nearly 20 years in low-carbon energy, Casey Cole has in-depth experience of making sustainability work in practice: technically, commercially and legally.
Casey co-founded Guru Systems in 2012 to improve the efficiency and financial performance of heat networks using Internet of Things technology. He and the rest of the Guru team are passionate champions of the sector, searching out the barriers to progress and overcoming them with cutting-edge technology that’s easy to use.
Alongside his work at Guru Systems, in 2015 Casey was invited to chair the board of Heat Trust, the stakeholder-led customer protection scheme for the growing heat network sector.
Nicky joined Guru in 2019 having previously worked in the Heat Networks Policy Team at BEIS, and before that, the Heat Networks Delivery Unit at DECC where she led the design of the scheme and administered funding rounds.
During her time at BEIS, Nicky was seconded to the Competition and Markets Authority, providing sector expertise to the team of economists and lawyers, shaping the findings of the Heat Networks Market Study.
Prior to her time at DECC and BEIS, Nicky worked at the Combined Heat and Power Association (now the Association for Decentralised Energy) where she was active in the initiation of the ADE/CIBSE Code of Practice and the Heat Customer Protection Scheme, which later became Heat Trust.
Jon is technology and engineering professional with over 25 years of experience in the areas og Cleantech, IoT, communications and networking, software applications and data analytics. He leads an experienced engineering team at Guru Systems.
Prior to joining Guru Systems, Jon held a number of technology and engineering leadership roles where he pioneered the development of leading edge products and solutions which form the core of many mission critical solutions deployed in government, SME and enterprise markets, and ISP backbones.
As a design engineer, Jon has considerable experience of circuit design, ASIC design, low level real-time software design, mobile applications and both front end and back end cloud applications.
Jon holds a B.Sc. B.Eng. degree from the University of Nottingham, and has a number of granted patent applications to his name.
Nic joined Guru Systems in January 2018. He has a passion for improving the sustainability of the urban spaces where we live. In 2016, founded imby (In My Back Yard), a gardening app that helps people bring nature back into their cities.
Prior to imby, Nic was Chief Operating Officer energy management start-up, Energy Deck, having joined from CBRE, where he was a Senior Energy and Sustainability Consultant providing carbon and energy services to corporates such as Sainsbury’s and Nomura Bank. Nic has also worked as the Energy, Carbon and Sustainable Procurement Manager at Westminster City Council.
He takes pride in Guru’s work which uses data effectively to develop more efficient services, reduce costs and improve people’s lives.
James Chatterjee has more than ten years of experience in senior financial positions, most recently as Group Finance Director of an insurance technology company. James is Chartered Accountant who trained at Grant Thornton LLP. Before that he read Philosophy Politics and Economics at Oxford University.
Outside of work of work James serves as chairman of The Swan Project, a Bristol-based charity.