TOGETHER CHARGING A BRIGHTER FUTURE.
“At Franklin Energy, we are pioneering the deliver of new products and technologies in the EV charging field. We aim to see charging centres that operate on a smart grid, utilising the renewable energy generated by solar and wind power to charge all electric vehicles. We aspire to create completely off-grid and environmentally sustainable charging centres, and rollout a network of these across the UK.”
A new emission deadline has been set.
A staggering reduction in greenhouse gasses must be met.
We want to see the UK become an energy independent country.
We began our mission to help that vision become a reality.
WHO WE ARE
Electric car charging stations are available across the Franklin Energy network of public car charging stations. We also install charging stations across the UK for commercial, public and home use. We are based in the North West of the UK and have offices in Liverpool and Cheshire with a national presence. Our team of engineers and maintenance technicians are fully trained to install and commission hardware from a range of charging point manufactures.
In 2016 we began to deploy our own network of fast and rapid charging points across the UK with Q Park. We are seeking new location partners to host our charging points. If you have any locations that might be of interest then please contact us.
Our board of directors have significant management experience in engineering, automotive, corporate finance, energy and software development. This combination of talent brings creativity, innovation and project delivery on an unprecedented scale.
Founder and Managing Director of Franklin Energy
Robert founded Franklin Energy in 2013 and has built the company from scratch, to become one of the leading EV charging providers in the UK.
Robert is an engineering graduate who has developed a profound knowledge for EV charging and the energy sector. Robert has a pioneering mindset and has developed many innovations some of which Franklin is researching and developing today.
Robert is very commercially focused and has been responsible for established partnerships with both Global EV charging manufacturers and operators, together with creating new revenue streams over and above EV charging.
Roger Lane Smith
Chairman Franklin Energy
Roger was one of the co-founding partners of DLA Piper, and took DLA Global to become the World’s largest law firm. Mr. Lane-Smith has vast experience in worldwide business operations, corporate strategy and commercial management discipline. Roger has a very pragmatic approach to business and helps to simply complex problems and advises Franklin’s board on both legal and commercial arrangements.
Non Executive of Franklin Energy
Ron is recognised as an automotive guru. He built up Stratton motor group consisting of Renault, BMW, Jaguar Land Rover , Bentley, McLaren and other dealerships across the UK. Ron is also the founder of the Manchester electric car company and has visions of building Charging Stations across the North West and London. Ron is commercially focused and has significant connections in the automotive industry.
Finance Director/ Commercial Manager
Jeff previously worked for Williams BMW as finance director for 13 years. Jeff joined Franklin EV’s team in 2016, ensuring all projects are delivered on budget with the appropriate resources.
Jeff is also responsible for all financial aspects and for financial strategy, production of bill of quantities, annual budgets, monthly management accounts and KPI’s.
Jeff Works closely with the Robert and Greg on all operational issues and assists in securing new business through managing commercial developments with Robert Byrne.
IT Operations Manager
Ben has over 10 years’ experience in IT service and management, and has worked in a wide variety of industries such as healthcare, finance, energy, and most recently the Low Carbon Contracts Company, helping to implement new low carbon energy generation. At Franklin he is responsible for on boarding, monitoring and maintaining all chargers to ensure maximum uptime across the network, as well as managing our rapidly increasing customer base. He is also responsible for the organisation’s internal IT infrastructure.
Operations Director/ Contract Manager
Greg has recently joined Franklin EV as the Operations Director. Greg previously worked for a major oil and gas operator in the Middle East where he was responsible for leading commercials and delivering contracts for works packages including commissioning, gas export and civils and infrastructure. Greg’s experience covers both operations and projects. Greg has great knowledge and experience in managing contracts packages of up to $100million and has experience working with international organizations to put critical contracts in place in line with Category Management principles.
Most recently Greg was based internationally working on a multi-billion-dollar gas project which operated to stringent deliverables in order to fulfil the demands of the government and the production sharing agreement in place between the two parties. This role required significant interaction with the country’s government and adherence to their procedures whilst ensuring that all subcontractors were managed effectively to enable successful project delivery.
Greg will be working closely with clients and specialist contractors in delivering projects of all sizes and is also responsible for supply chain and stakeholder management as he is MCIPS qualified.
Our dedicated project management team have vast experience of delivery projects in the engineering, utilities and oil and gas sector. We have a pragmatic approach to each EV charging project, tailoring the client’s needs with a bespoke and future proofed solution.
We offer 24/7/365 1st line customer telephone support for all of our customers. We pride ourselves on our customer service and maintaining the very highest quality charge points with our current EV charging network achieving an uptime of >99%.
We have found that 85-90% of our issues can be rectified remotely without sending an engineer to site resulting in reduced OPEX costs for the host.
Franklin Energy’s operations play an important role as one of the leading Electric Vehicle charging pioneer’s in the UK today.
OUR CLIENTS & PARTNERS
We work with a wide range of public sector, private sector and local clients from various sectors across the UK. Here are a handful of the companies that we are proud to work with.
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