Meet Our Team

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Zandra Flores

CEO/Founder

 

Zandra has a formal background as a scientist and her two passions have always been Occupational Health & Safety and Renewable Energy. It is her passion for Renewable Energy that set her on her path to establishing UKO Energy and she is responsible for the overall running of the company. In addition, she has many years of experience within the commercial world and has been involved in numerous projects worth hundreds of millions of pounds.  Her leadership skills are exemplary, and she is the company’s driving force.

Paul Ballinger

Director

 

Paul’s career has been predominantly focused on business management across the IT and communication sectors. He has been working in European Corporates running matrix management and cross-country teams. Gaining a wealth of experience in resellers and the vendor environment. Paul has held board, group, and company roles, in the last 20 years focusing on business growth, both organic and acquisitive. The constant changes in IT and communications have ensured that planning and preparation are key aspects of Paul’s experience. The shift in services becoming a “valuable utility” is no surprise and so many of the positive experiences are transferable to the energy sector.

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Darrel Gostelow

Director

 

Darrel brings nearly 30 years of contracting and installation experience along with a wealth of contacts within that arena. Darrel and his contacts are a key part of the supply chain for all the equipment which he sources from all over the world. Although his forte would be within the modular building industry, he has great experience within the renewable industry as well.  Darrel’s experience in dealing with planning departments, sub-contractors and all the agencies and professionals that are required to complete a project is invaluable and his ability to get the job done is impressive, thereby ensuring a speedy completion, on time and within budget.