At FreeSolar, we are passionate about what we do.
Our mission is to make free solar energy widely available to homeowners, enabling people to save money and contribute to a cleaner, healthier environment.
Being honest and upfront about our business model demonstrates our integrity and desire for an open and transparent partnership with our customers. We enjoy working closely with our customers to help them to get the best from their energy choice.
Our carefully chosen installation partners fit only the highest-quality panels and are also fully accredited by the Microgeneration Certification Scheme.
Rod Hughes has extensive experience of growing businesses and combines practical knowledge and application of technical products with conceptual design, strong marketing skills and strategic leadership. In parallel, he proved his ‘leadership under fire’ skills passing out of Sandhurst with a commission and served as an officer in the Territorial Army.
Rod returned to his core interest of applying new technology for both development of business and improvement of the environment.
Rod used to be a competition canoeist but these days, prefers to laze in the surf, ride bikes and play tennis, as well as collecting and playing guitars.
Rob is a sales and marketing professional, with a substantial list of achievements and experience in both Corporate and Entrepreneurial businesses. Forging his career in the highly competitive sectors of telecommunications and consumer electronics, he has a track record of delivering results by trying to make complex things simple, and by being a champion for the consumer.
His work is driven by the premise, that if it is right for the customer, it is right for us.
Rob’s precious free time is lavished on his family, his dog and his bike...mostly in that order.
Rachel’s career spans a variety of industries and roles within Blue Chip international organisations. Graduating from Birmingham University with a degree in Mathematical Economics, Rachel spent a number of years in the financial services and investment industry Rachel brings a broad range of knowledge and experience to us.
Having represented Great Britain at triathlon, Rachel now ‘relaxes’ by still enjoying cycling, running and the occasional swim.
Alice heads FreeSolar’s Marketing department, combining her experience in business development, research and marketing.
Beginning her career in IT, Alice progressed to working in technical sales and business development within the digital rights management sector. Working for Macrovision Inc. in Silicon Valley, California, she provided copy protection solutions to the computer games and entertainment industries.
Since completing her Master of Research degree at the University of Ulster, Alice’s marketing roles have been solely within environmental initiatives.
Alice is passionate about the environment and the Great Outdoors and in her spare time, runs, cycles and writes articles on environmental issues.