• Nathan Sanders

    Managing Director, SSE Enterprise Utilities

    Nathan has been Managing Director of SSE Enterprise Utilities since 2010; and has been with SSE for 30 years after originally joining as an Apprentice Electrician. He has since risen through several engineering, operational and managerial roles within SSE. Nathan is an Incorporated Engineer, and holds an MSc in Leadership. He is married with two children and lives near Sandhurst in Berkshire.

  • Brian Loft

    Director of Operations

    As Director of Operations Brian is driving through a strong customer service culture underpinned by key performance metrics and fostering an ethos of continuous performance and process improvement throughout the business.
    Over 30 years’ total experience in Service Delivery across both the telecommunications and utility sectors affords Brian a pragmatic approach and a skill set, enabling him to achieve strong results, spanning both B2B and B2C markets.
    Relishing a challenge, Brian joined a small team within SSE tasked with setting up service delivery team for SSE Utility Solutions and was soon promoted to take on Design too, leaving him responsible for all Pre and Post Sales delivery activity covering over 2000 design and construction budgets across the Electrical, Gas and Water Utilities totalling over £150m.

  • Ryan Macdonald

    Director of Commercial

    Ryan has been Commercial Director at SSE Enterprise Utilities since November 2016 and is developing market leading commercial and financial solutions for projects, helping the business to win major bids and deliver strong sustainable growth.
    He holds a DMS in Financial Strategy and has over 20 years of experience working in electricity, gas and water utilities for companies such as Thames Water, EDF, Macquarie Bank, and E.ON. During his career he has led strategic thinking, programmes and negotiations for acquisitions of assets and companies, sales of divisions, entrance into new markets, day and season ahead gas, electricity and carbon trading, along with developing innovative operation and financial models for outsourced services.
    In his role at SSE Enterprise Utilities Ryan is developing market leading commercial and financial solutions for projects, helping the business to win major bids and deliver strong sustainable growth.

  • John Mullen

    Director of Asset Management

    As Director of Asset Management John is responsible for all assets under the management of SSE Enterprise Utilities, including all heat networks built, owned, operated and maintained the company. He is responsible for the performance and safety of our heat networks, including managing customer service for over 9,000 residential and commercial occupiers of properties served by our heat networks.
    John has been with SSE for over 10 years in roles covering Asset Management, Project Engineering and Technical Operations. Prior to this he served for 10 years in engineering and safety roles within the Nuclear Industry.

  • Richard Cave-Bigley

    Sector Director for Distributed Generation and Storage

    Richard Cave-Bigley is the Director of Distributed Generation and Storage at SSE Enterprise, and leads the development of new distributed energy solutions for SSE’s customers. Previously to joining SSE, Richard worked in gas, power and renewables markets, and in particular in developing low carbon solutions and projects internationally.
    He spent his early career at BP Alternative Energy developing clean power projects in the UK and abroad, worked in the gas and LNG markets in Dubai, and has in recent years focused on building new business models with distributed generation and solar PV. Richard is a graduate of Oxford University and the LSE.

  • Michael Robertson

    Sector Director for Electricity Networks

    Michael is responsible for the development of our Electricity Networks business, where his team are developing innovative solutions to meet the future power needs of a changing market.
    He joined SSE in 2002 within the building services business, and has held various senior positions in development, delivery and asset ownership in his time with our Company. In particular, he originally established the Northern based team within SSE focused on delivering Multi-Utility connections to the I&C and Residential markets, which grew to become SSE Utility Solutions and where he is now a Director.

  • Jody Pittaway

    Sector Director for Heat Networks

    Jody is currently Sector Director for SSE Heat Networks working with public and private sector clients to deliver successful new long term partnerships for heat networks delivery and operation.
    WIth 16 years of experience in the utility sector in a number of regulatory and commercial roles at managerial level he has considerable experience on the full project lifecycle and lessons learned along the way. He personally led the development of a number of large heat networks projects including the Wyndford Estate (Glasgow) heat networks retrofit scheme – the largest CESP funded refurbishment project in the UK at that time.

  • Kevin Welstead

    Sector Director for Electric Vehicles

    Kevin Welstead is Sector Director for Electric Vehicles having held senior positions in Lighting, Contracting, HV and latterly the HS2.
    Having joined SSE in 1989 as an apprentice cable jointer after finishing his apprenticeship a year early Kevin went on to be a craftsman working on networks up to 132KV across the south of England. He then progressed to become a Team Manager and trained to by a high voltage engineer and 33KV SAP. Kevin has designed, installed and operated on networks from streetlights to 132KV.
    He then moved into operational management and managed several regions in the Networks business and in the mid noughties became Head of Operations. He carried out a variety of senior led projects and in 2010 moved into Enterprise.

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