About ChargeBox®

At ChargeBox, we pride ourselves for providing the easiest to use, most trusted and innovative charging solutions for public spaces.

ChargeBox ensures an optimal security and charging experience with products designed in the UK, built within an EU supply chain, and maintained by us and our partners network.

Our ChargeBox stations are developed with a set of innovative features that make our product the leading solution on the market. We use manufacturer approved cables, a unique key mechanism, a smart lock and a context-sensitive touchscreen, ensuring a safe and friendly experience to our users, and a high quality service to our clients.

ChargeBox has a long history of firsts

ChargeBox was the first to manufacture and launch free-to-use charging stations in the UK, back in 2012, at Westfield shopping centres.

Since then, our mission has been to provide free and secure device charging, to everyone on the go, relieving people’s anxiety of a dead battery.

Now, with 10 years experience in the mobile charging industry, we...

launched over 350 charging stations across the UK
exported 1000 charging stations internationally
established partners covering 16 different countries
deliver 5 million charges per annum, worldwide

Our Team

Ian Hobson - Managing Director

Ian has set and delivered the mission and objectives for ChargeBox which has seen the company grow rapidly. Involved since the companies inception, Ian took over control of the company and formulated the change in strategy driven by the smart phone market and Olympics in 2012.

Ian is passionate about ChargeBox and passionate about bringing free charging to everyone who needs it everywhere they need it.

A graduate of Imperial College, Ian’s career has taken him from Accenture to Hambrecht & Quist and Tibco, all the time delivering rapid growth and business development.


John Cheese - Chief Operating Officer

John has been the driving force behind the design, development, operation and improvement of our suite of products and services. John was the lead designer of the ChargeBox+ platform and the host of derivations and improvements delivered to date.

John is passionate about engineering and design and delivering the best experience to the user. He is deeply embedded in the development of our next industry leading product platform. 

A graduate of Imperial College and Aston Business School, John’s career has covered software development, project management and systems analysis to business consultancy and programme management of some of the most complex and exciting initiatives in the Transport sector. 


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