Hometree Group

Our people & investors

Hometree’s senior leadership includes experts from a variety of industries and backgrounds including banking and finance, transport, home services, strategy, and operations. All are united by a shared commitment to driving innovation and sustainability in residential energy solutions.

Our Senior Leadership Team

Founder & CEO of Hometree, Simon Phelan comes from a private equity background with a wealth of expertise in engineering and finance. Simon founded Hometree to help people look after their homes and accelerate the transition to net-zero. He has raised over £85 million from world-class investors to help the business achieve its goals.

Simon Phelan

CEO and Founder

Chief Operating Officer, Carla Stockton-Jones brings a wealth of experience to the Group as Hometree continues to scale. Formerly MD of Stagecoach and UK Home Service Director at Sky, Carla’s expertise is fundamental in driving our business integrations and synergies across the Group.

Carla Stockton-Jones

Chief Operating Officer

As CFO, David Maclean oversees the Group’s financial strategy, corporate finance, planning, accounting, tax and regulatory needs. With 20+ years experience at Barclays, Metrobank, Revolut, and insurers Catlin and Sompo Canopius, David’s expertise is invaluable to scaling the Group.

David Maclean

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Commercial Officer Pranjal Arya has a wealth of expertise in commercial strategy, product development, team leadership and business development. With experiences at OC&C Strategy Consultants and EY, he is skilled at motivating his team and driving growth.

Pranjal Arya

Chief Commercial Officer

CTO at Hometree, Steve Giles leads technology development and distribution to enhance business growth. With experience at Cazoo, Topia and OpenBet, he drives innovations in the customer’s digital journey, overseeing both external client technology integrations and internal IT operations.

Steve Giles

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Business Officer, Mark Whitbread has extensive expertise in insurance, commercial and business development. With a background at Centrica and British Gas, he expertly navigates regulatory landscapes helping to drive Hometree’s growth in the Home Services and Insurance sectors.

Mark Whitbread

Chief Business Officer

Our Values

The Hometree values underpin how we work and deliver great experiences with our Group brands – and for our customers.

Radical Candour

We are direct, open and honest. We tell it how it is – but always with respect.


We take ownership, holding ourselves and others to account.

Obsession for the Customer

Homeowners, landlords and engineers. We put them at the heart of everything we do.

Trust in Teamwork

Collaborate to get to the best outcome – and have a little fun along the way.


Make decisions fast. Test, learn and iterate quickly to get to the best result.

Our Board of Directors

Tommy Breen


Former DCC PLC Chief Executive, Tommy Breen played a key role in growing the energy & technology business from a small Irish company to a FTSE100 business with a >£6bn market cap. Later, as the HomeServe Chairman, he oversaw a successful sale to Brookfield achieving an enterprise valuation of over £5 billion. Now Chairman of Hometree, his expertise drives the company’s expansion in residential energy solutions.

Simon Phelan

Hometree, CEO and Founder

Simon founded Hometree in 2015 having recognised the need for a new type of energy services business to help people decarbonise their homes. Simon has led the business from a start-up in his bedroom in North London, to a 250+ person scale-up with 100k+ customers across the UK, whilst raising over £85m from world-class investors. Before Hometree, Simon spent 5 years in private equity working for leading investor Jon Moulton at the listed fund Better Capital. Simon has a BAI in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering and a BA in Mathematics from Trinity College Dublin.

David Maclean

Hometree, CFO

David is the CFO where he is responsible for the financial strategy of the Group including corporate finance, financial planning, accounting and tax, as well as covering our regulatory requirements. David has more than 20 years experience in finance and leadership roles in banking and insurance including market leaders, Barclays, Metrobank and Revolut. He has also worked at leading insurers Catlin and Sompo Canopius. David has a BA in Politics, Philosophy & Economics from the University of Oxford.

Nazo Moosa

Managing Partner, Energy Impact Partners

Nazo Moosa is the Managing Partner at Energy Impact Partners, directing the firm’s €3 billion investment strategy in Europe, driving the global energy transition. With two decades of experience in technology investment, including leadership roles at C5 Capital and Carlyle Technology Partners Europe, she’s an expert in decarbonising the economy. Nazo holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a Summa Cum Laude BA in International Economics from UCLA.

Rahul Parekh

Partner, 2150

Rahul Parekh is a pivotal member of 2150, a pioneering venture capital firm focused on technology companies revolutionising urban environments sustainably. As a seasoned entrepreneur and former CEO of EatFirst, his strategic vision drives impactful investments. As a board member at Hometree, Rahul is committed to contributing to its mission of decarbonising homes by investing in innovative energy solutions. His dedication to sustainability extends to personal commitments, such as transitioning to 100% renewable energy at home.

Andrew Rendel

Director, Legal & General Capital

Andrew oversees the origination and execution of clean energy equity investments across both infrastructure and growth companies at Legal and General Capital, the principal investing arm of L&G plc. Working in the renewable and new energy markets, Andrew specialises in delivering creative, innovative finance, funding and strategic solutions for corporate and project needs. His background is in the energy and infrastructure financing space with previous roles at firms such as Royal Bank of Scotland, Alexa Capital and Temporis Capital.

Daniel Edgerley

Investment Director, Inven Capital

Daniel Edgerley is the Investment Director at Inven Capital, a European VC fund focused on later-stage investments in climate tech. Daniel’s past experience is in private equity, telecommunications, business valuations, and restructuring. Previously, Daniel was an Investment Manager at Nordic Investors and he held roles at Ernst & Young, Vodafone and the Financial Services Authority. He has a BCs & MSc from the University of Bath in Maths and Economics.

Guy Ward Thomas

Partner, DN Capital

Guy is Hometree’s longest-serving investor director – having led the company’s seed round in 2017. He is a Partner at DN Capital, a global venture firm, based in London, Berlin and San Francisco focusing on Seed, Series A and Series B opportunities across Europe and North America. Before joining DN Capital he was at OC&C Strategy Consultants, and he graduated with a degree and masters from Cambridge University.

Our Investors

Inven Capital

Backed by a major European energy utility ČEZ, a.s. and the European Investment Bank (EIB), Inven Capital invests in European energy startups. Focussed on late-stage growth opportunities in cleantech/smart energy the venture capital fund invests in companies driving change in energy efficiency, distributed generation, IoT and clean transportation. With proven business models and significant growth potential, they actively support companies and founders to create long-term value.

Legal & General Capital

Legal & General Capital (“LGC”) is the alternative asset platform for Legal & General Group, a British FTSE100 company. With over £1.4 trillion in assets under management, LGC invests in residential property, clean energy, and venture capital. Its purpose is to invest society’s capital for society’s benefit – investing in the real economy and supporting the wider Group’s focus on climate and contributing towards a net zero carbon future.

Energy Impact Partners LP

With offices in New York, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Palm Beach, London, Cologne, and Oslo, Energy Impact Partners LP (EIP) is a global investment firm leading the transition to a sustainable future. With over $3 billion in assets under management, EIP invests globally across venture, growth, credit, and infrastructure. EIP brings together entrepreneurs and the world’s most forward-looking energy and industrial companies to advance innovation.


2150 is one of the largest climate tech funds in Europe, solely dedicated to decarbonising the built environment. Backed by the likes of Credit Suisse and NREP – the leading real estate investor, they invest in residential decarbonisation with a focus on residential heating solutions. Hometree’s subscription model appealed because of the potential to reach customers who might begin looking for support to replace their outdated gas boilers in the coming years.

DN Capital

DN Capital is a global venture firm, based in London, Berlin and San Francisco focusing on Seed, Series A and Series B opportunities across Europe and North America. With an extensive global network and financial expertise, DN Capital gives its portfolio companies the best possible platform for growth and have consistently backed category leaders in the Software, Fintech, Marketplace and consumer Internet space, such as Shazam, Auto1, HomeToGo, Purplebricks, Endeca and Remitly.

Anthemis Group

Anthemis Group is a global platform that cultivates change in the financial system by investing in, growing, and sustaining businesses committed to resiliency, transparency, access and equity. By creating fertile ground for a diverse group of startups, investors, entrepreneurs, institutions, academics, and visionaries to converge, Anthemis Group strives to solve the financial systems’ most pressing challenges faster, better and for the benefit of all.

Oxford Capital

Based in the historic city of Oxford and founded in 1999, Oxford Capital is an alternative investment manager dedicated to growing early-stage technology companies. With a focus on sectors like ecommerce, fintech, digital health and Artificial Intelligence. Having invested approximately £500 million over 20 years, they support UK-based companies to grow internationally, emphasising founder support to help realise their unique vision and deliver returns to investors.


LocalGlobe is a London-based venture capital fund, responsible for seeding highly impactful founders since 1999. Their portfolio includes a wide range of reputable businesses including Citymapper, Improbable, Lovefilm, MOO, Wise and Zoopla.

FJ Labs

FJ Labs is a hybrid venture fund and startup studio, which exists to improve the human condition through technology. They have invested in over 1,000 startups globally and focus on marketplaces and network effect businesses.


AENU is an impact venture capital fund offering long-term capital for tech entrepreneurs who solve the climate crisis and advance social equality. Thye invest in intentional, inclusive and ambitious founders who are building impact technologies that have the potential to reduce 100Mt CO2e at scale or to significantly improve the wellbeing of millions of people around the world.

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