The Team

John Cross

John is a highly experienced professional owner/manager with more than 20 years experience of creating and growing new businesses.

He is a specialist in early stage businesses and turnaround projects, and leads by example with strong mentoring ability and team building skills. John also has highly developed negotiating skills at all levels – a great asset to the team.

Kevin James

Kevin, having built up a highly successful service sector business, created a leading Managed Office Solutions company formed from the amalgamation of this and two other successful businesses. His enlarged role encompasses complete financial planning as well as all tax and compliance issues.

Kevin has sat on the board of two Industry cooperative organisations and brings extensive financial expertise and discipline to G&P.

Julian Maiklem

Julian was brought up on the family dairy farm and has over 30 years of experience in land based industry. He has always been environmentally aware, planting his first permaculture garden in Cornwall during 1992.

Julian has been involved with the development of AD as a business model for farmers in the UK since 1999.

Julian’s passion, vision and strategic approach are essential for the team’s success.

Andy Riley

Andy spent 22 years in the Royal Navy, leaving as a Warrant Officer. His last post was as Dockyard Manager in the Royal Dockyard Bermuda. He has spent recent years in the field of boilers and renewable energy, in particular AD.

Andy is an affiliate in the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers and he has a wealth of experience and contacts in the services industry.