Our Team

More Information on the Key People

Daniel Cole

Commercial Director

Wessex ECOEnergy Co- Founder With over 17 years of commercial experience in the Telecoms, Internet and Software World, Daniel has co-founded Wessex ECOEnergy to share his passion for renewable energy to homes and businesses of all sizes.  With the aim to deliver exceptional service while offering the latest innovations in renewable technology.

Martin Hawkins

Operations Director

Wessex ECOEnergy Co-Founder A Chartered Engineer specialising in Naval Architecture and an experienced Project Manager, Martin has a proven track record of delivering multi-million pound engineering projects. Martin has a passion and skill for property renovation as well as cutting-edge ecological technology. As a former employee of the Ministry of Defence, he has overseen the delivery of ships, boats and support projects for the Royal Navy and, having moved to Dorset to be with his family, decided to use his engineering and architectural skills combined with his love of technology and renewable energy systems to establish Wessex ECOEnergy.

Matthew Lester

Install Manager

With an extensive construction background consisting of extensions, renovations, and developments, Matthew brings a wealth of knowledge to our larger construction projects but also key experience to our retrofit renewable energy systems like Solar, Wood Burners and Heat Pumps.

Elena Brown


Eléna has divided her working life between retail banking and the hospitality industry. Prior to joining WessexECO Energy, she owned and managed her own restaurant in partnership with her husband. Employing a number of staff, the business was highly acclaimed on a national level. Eléna brings a number of skills to her rôle at WessexECOEnergy, particularly sound financial management, the implementation of systems, problem-solving and, above all, a passion for excellent customer service.

Thomas Heritage

Trainee Solar Installer

Tommie is a trained mechanic and has experience in groundworks and general construction.  He has joined Wessex ECO Energy to learn more about the solar and eco-build industries.

Tommie has a passion for the outdoors and a keen interest in any construction methods which help to reduce our impact on the environment.


Paul Bray

Electrician: Solar & Batteries

Paul has been working with Williams Formula E team for many years and is at the forefront of battery technology.  By harnessing this experience Paul has been working with Wessex ECO to recommend our clients with the best storage systems on the market.


Nathan Ritsin

Electrician: Solar, Batteries & Electric Vehicle Charge Points

With over 10-years traditional commercial and domestic electrician experience Nathan has been keen to learn more on the renewable side.  Recently attending the advanced Solar Edge installer training, Nathan has been cutting his teeth with larger and more complex installs including 30kW solar arrays and Tesla Powerwall 2’s.


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