George Richards, Director

BA, CIM

Key Skills:

  • Strategic thinker
  • Innovative
  • Experienced researcher
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experienced negotiator

PROFILE:

George Richards has 28 years’ experience of energy and facilities management environments gained working with a diverse portfolio of clients and sites throughout the UK and Ireland.

Having completed his HVAC apprenticeship George progressed into a number of sales & marketing 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 contract energy management agreements on major industrial UK 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 objective of which was the reduction of emissions from ground transport.

Several years were also spent at Pera delivering a regional development agency programme designed to promote innovative ideas, processes and products to SME businesses from a diverse range of industry sectors involving the development of practical and sustainable solutions that improved their business performance.

More recently George has gained additional experience of the Energy Industry at Dalkia and the Carbon Trust sponsored company, Connective Energy before applying his knowledge and experience at JRP Solutions.