Limejump strengthens leadership team

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James Forrest

Limejump, the energy tech platform, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Fred Drewitt as Chief Technology Officer.  At the same time, the company – a part of Shell’s Renewables & Energy Solutions division – confirms the appointment of Shahid Iqbal as Chief Operating Officer, a position that Shahid has held on an interim basis since last year. Shahid joined Limejump in 2019 as Legal Counsel. He previously held roles with npower Business Solutions and the law firm Bond Dickinson, where he spent time working for Centrica. As COO, Shahid is responsible for the company’s growing and dynamic operational functions, including business development, customer service, engineering and trading & analytics.

Fred Drewitt joins following a decade at Gazprom Energy where his most recent role was Head of Business Technology Solutions.  Fred has experience of the UK, Dutch, French and German energy markets that will stand Limejump in good stead as the UK and European power markets evolve. Catherine Newman, Limejump’s CEO said: “These appointments strengthen our leadership team. Each offer a massive amount of industry experience that will be of huge benefit as we strengthen our services and products for our customers and expand our platform’s capabilities.” “Limejump has been a pioneer in the sector right from its very start, and by recruiting the very best people, and with the support of Shell, we are in a strong position to grow our market share in the UK and re-affirm our leadership in the energy tech arena.” The company now employs 80+ people, and the company is currently recruiting a number of people for commercial, engineering and technology roles –

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About Limejump
Limejump, UK’s leading energy-tech platform, combines human trading expertise with intelligent tech-led optimisation and forecasting, every second of every day. Through sophisticated and transparent power purchase agreement products and an agile 24/7 trading team, Limejump maximises clients revenue whilst also supporting the grid with much needed flexibility. 
Our platform analyses millions of data points in real time to intelligently dispatch renewable generators, peaking assets and battery storage devices into the right market, at the most opportune time.   
Limejump is on a mission to deliver 100% renewable energy in real time, accelerating the transition to net zero by harnessing big data and renewable technology.