Russell Smith

Founder of RetrofitWorks

Russell is a chartered civil engineer with years of experience of retrofit, and is the founder of RetrofitWorks.

He has run a number of large scale retrofit programmes – most recently the £4.5m Warmer Homes programme on behalf of the Mayor of London, and is involved in a 250 heat pump roll-out for OVO energy. As MD of Parity Projects he has worked with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to build a model of their 1.5m homes, and a national retrofit model to support plans for a National Retrofit Programme for the Construction Leadership Council.

Widely recognised as an industry expert, Russell is a regular speaker at conferences and contributor for industry publications.  Take a look at the RetrofitWorks LinkedIn posts for links to his latest interviews, articles and podcasts.

Geordie Stewart

Cosy Homes Oxfordshire Scheme Manager

A skilled construction and project manager with over 25 years of international experience, Geordie is passionate about sustainable and energy-efficient solutions in the built environment. He is a trained Retrofit Coordinator and manages the Cosy Homes Oxfordshire team based in Charlbury, Oxfordshire.

Geordie gained a distinction in his MSc in Architecture and Advanced Environmental and Energy Studies at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) and the University of East London.

Michael Huth

Membership Development Manager

Michael is responsible for building up and supporting our membership network of trusted contractors, installers and architects to provide a quality whole house retrofit service.

He has extensive understanding of the built environment, the use of sustainable materials and renewable energy systems and is passionate about helping companies create a healthy low energy and low carbon building envelope, reducing the risk of unintended consequences.

Arantxa Mathias

Client Support Coordinator for Cosy Homes Oxfordshire

Arantxa is the key point of contact for new customers and existing customers up to the point of retrofit work starting on your home. She will be coordinating and guiding you through the process and supporting any queries you may have in Oxfordshire.

An experienced administrator, Arantxa has previously worked in customer services for the hospitality, design and Innovation sectors. She is based in our Charlbury office and is enjoying supporting the team and developing her knowledge of retrofit.

Warren Pope

Retrofit Project Manager for Eastern New Energy Project –  Cambridgeshire

Warren helps building relationships with current and prospective local Retrofit Members in order to manage a successful project up while overseeing the maintenance of all relevant systems and databases.

As we move out of the pandemic Warren feels that RetrofitWorks model offers a fantastic model to stimulate a green recovery and provide opportunities for retraining some of those made redundant.

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