Zenos Team


The Zenos executive has over 30 years combined experience in the automotive sector including senior management positions at Lotus Cars and more recently as the buyout team that between 2005 and 2012 acquired and turned around Caterham Cars ultimately taking Caterham onto the world stage in Formula 1.

Since meeting at Lotus Cars in 1999, Ansar and Mark have been committed to the lightweight and affordable sports car market and remain recognised business leaders in the field.  By combining commercial acumen with a deep understanding of consumer needs their team have produced a history of business successes including accolades such as Top Gear ‘Car of the Year’ award.
Ansar Ali
ANSAR ALI

Co-founder
Mark Edwards
MARK EDWARDS

Co-founder
Ansar is a recognised industry leader with a bias towards commercial and change management and has excellent relationships with the world’s automotive press network. Mark has extensive operational, new product development and financial management experience in the sector with several product accolades to his name including the R500 Superlight. 

Previous roles: CEO – Caterham Cars
GM – Lotus Cars
Previous roles: COO – Caterham Cars
Exec Asst to CEO – Lotus Cars
Proudest moment: Being trusted with the privileged stewardship of an iconic brand and a team of great staff Proudest moment: Seeing the car I had grown to love sitting alongside its new Formula 1 big brother
Favourite car: Ferrari 288 GTO Favourite car: Aston Martin DB4
What people say: “The man at the top who will actually answer the telephone to anyone” What people say: “Mr Black and White although we have managed to get him to compromise once or twice ”