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Updated May 2024.

About Zest

Company Overview
Zest is one of the UK’s fastest growing Electric Vehicle (EV) charging networks. Based in Leeds, the company provides and operates EV charging infrastructure for the commercial real estate sector and for local authorities across the country. Zest is on a mission to make the shift to EV a realistic option for everyone, by providing abundant, convenient, and reliable charging. The company is backed by the Government’s Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund (CIIF). It means Zest can invest in larger projects that anticipate future demand, can act quickly to deliver essential EV infrastructure, and make a tangible contribution to net zero.
Company Size 136 UK-based Employees
INDUSTRY Information Technology
Zest Head Office
Yorkshire & Humber, United Kingdom

Employee Demographics

  • <2 years - 80%
  • 2-5 years - 20%

Company Culture at Zest

The employee experience below at Zest, compared to a typical company.

96% of employees at Zest say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” vs. a typical UK company.


This is a physically safe place to work.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their race.


Our facilities contribute to a good working environment.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sex.

Working at Zest

Meet the Zest team
Meet Robin Heap, our CEO
Our Social Value Manager, Anthony Dodd, during Apprenticeship Week
Welcome to the Zest Nest!
Our Chargers go live at Metro Centre

Best Workplaces Lists

Great Place To Work® is proud to recognise Zest on the following Best Workplaces Lists.

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