George Richards, Director
- Strategic thinker
- Expertise in energy and Net Zero
- Excellent communication skills
- Client focused
George has over 35 years’ experience of working with industrial and commercial clients across a range of sectors throughout the UK and Ireland and is passionate about making a real difference to his clients.
Having completed his HVAC apprenticeship George progressed into a number of management roles within the HVAC Industry assisting M&E contractors and industrial businesses with HVAC system design and installation.
In the early 1990’s George was involved with the development of energy related capital projects before later joining BP where he was responsible for the development and negotiation of high value, long term Contract Energy Management Agreements on major UK industrial sites. Later in his career at BP George’s team were nominated for the coveted Helios Award for innovation for a ground-breaking project at a major UK airport the primary objective of which was the reduction of emissions from airside and landside ground transport.
Several years were also spent at Pera Innovation delivering a Regional Development Agency programme designed to promote innovative ideas, processes and products to SME businesses from a diverse range of industry sectors with the primary objective of making them more sustainable.
Since joining JRP in 2011, George has helped to grow and develop the business from being the UK’s leading independent Energy and FM Optimisation business to becoming a leading influencer in the Net Zero arena enabling JRP to actively engage and assist organisations to develop and implement Net Zero strategies.