John Sherban and Paul Fothergill founded Quorum in 2002 with a clear vision to create a software company that puts customers first, producing solutions that enhance both the technical and commercial performance of their businesses. Having been central to the development of the first systems used to manage the GB NETA electricity market, the team at Quorum has grown in number, in skill and in experience, developing an enviable reputation in the UK and internationally.
As the energy market changes apace, we will continue to invest in the development of products that lead the market.
Drawing on many years of energy sector experience, continual professional development and ongoing engagement with key organisations, including National Grid and Elexon, our technical and commercial teams are uniquely placed to guide you through the specification, design and delivery of the systems you need to fulfil your asset control, trading and market compliance objectives.
We've developed a team of software specialists with a blend of complementary backgrounds and skills. Spanning a diverse range of technologies they work closely together, producing software that is meticulously designed, expertly built and rigorously tested. The result is a range of highly effective applications that continue to evolve, embracing technological change to deliver benefits to our clients.
At Quorum we only work in the energy sector. 100% of our resources are focused on developing a deep understanding of the factors that influence the development of this highly dynamic market, and delivering products and services that improve the performance of businesses working in it.
Users of Quorum software products include:
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Paul has more than 20 years experience in the software development business and has specialised in the electricity generation industry since 1998. A co-founder of Quorum, Paul is responsible for strategic direction of the business in terms of product, managing prototyping and the development of the technologies that are the foundation of our software. He takes a hands-on approach to managing the exceptional quality standards maintained by the development team, ensuring that we always deliver robust, reliable solutions to our clients.
Business Development Director
As a sales and marketing specialist with experience across sectors, Paul understands the need to deliver solutions that meet client’s needs and anticipate how to fulfil future requirements. Working closely with the analysis and development teams, Paul formulates product and service packages that aim to optimise the technical and commercial performance of your generating assets. A background in project management and business process improvement equip him to understand your needs, ensuring that Quorum delivers effective solutions.
Prior to founding Quorum, John worked in a variety of industries, giving him a wide range of experiences across several sectors. Since the late 1990s, he has worked exclusively for companies providing software applications to the electricity generation industry. John’s key focus is the leadership of Quorum’s business analysis team, engaging clients and industry stakeholders to define their needs to ensure that the solutions we design and produce address both functionality and usability requirements to optimise performance.
Before joining Quorum Adam spent 10 years working as an IT manager at a large power station. Adam now utilises his long experience in the power industry and his technical knowledge to manage Quorum’s resources throughout the project delivery process, liaising with our customers to deliver software that adds value to their business processes.
Software Development Manager
Jamie is a graduate of Sheffield University where he studied software engineering. He has been with Quorum for 14 years and has developed an intimate working knowledge of product suite, the market and the dynamics that drive product development. He is responsible for management of the development team, providing leadership and support to colleagues ensuring that Quorum continues to deliver market leading software of the highest standard.
Robust and thorough testing is a vitally important component of the software quality assurance process. In addition to conducting tests himself, Craig designs and manages testing carried out by the team using a variety of techniques to ensure that all our products measure up in terms of functionality and usability. Using industry-standard requirement and error tracking and test tracking software, Craig ensures that all specified requirements are fully tested before any software products are released.