Management team

Martin LeahyMartin Leahy is an experienced entrepreneur and has taken over the role of Managing Director to steer the company through the next stage of its development. Martin completed his degree in business administration/ business finance (Ba Hons). Martin has created a number of successful businesses during his career.

Michael JamesMichael James has over 30 years experience in the Construction Equipment Industry, completing an apprenticeship in Plant Maintenance. Michael holds a BEng in Manufacturing Engineering.

Michael had the original idea for FuelActive™ in 1998 and has been involved in the design, development and testing of FuelActive™ from its outset. Michael James is responsible for technology and operations, sub-contracting the manufacture of the individual components; ensuring quality is of the required standard.

Non executive directors

Bill SnowdenBill Snowdon is a well known commercial lawyer in South Wales. Bill is also an active investor with “hands on” focus in a small number of high growth potential companies


Chris LeachChris Leach has been an Independent Financial Adviser for well over 20 years and runs a very successful business.  The first and only female to be appointed National President of the Life Insurance Association, she has lectured on financial services in many countries including America, New Zealand and Israel.  Chris' international contacts, business skills and financial acumen will be of great benefit to Fuel Active.

John ProbertJohn Probert A globally experienced technical and commercial Engineer with 30 years industrial product development success with listed organisations and market leaders. Early career was in the design and development of switchgear, before becoming a European Commercial Director for a U.S Corporation in the Materials Handling sector. Following 11 years as the EMEA Divisional Director for a UK Power Transmission plc manufacturer, John has run his own Commercial Engineering Consultancy for the last 4 years.

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