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Peter White – RJ POWER GROUP LIMITED – Chief EXECUTIVE Officer &
RJ POWER RAIL LIMITED – Managing Director

Peter’s main role is to work with all the RJ Power brands to support the development of the individual businesses as well as using his commercial experience in maintaining competitive and cost-efficient working practices. Peter is also responsible for the directing and implementing a safe and sustainable business strategy across all the brands.

Peter has been working within the power industry for over 44 years and has held a number of senior positions within a major utility organisation. He has held Managing Director positions within a number of businesses, including Managing Director of Joint Venture organisations.

Peter, whilst working for EDF Energy, managed a contracting business that delivered major packages of work within Airports, Ministry of Defence, Railways, and Joint Venture Partnerships with Network Rail, BAA, Thames Water & Balfour Beatty.




Sam Higgs – RJ Power Group Limited – FINANCE DIRECTOR

Sam is Finance Director at the RJ Power Group of Companies, having joined the business in 2016 from the Friday Media Group.

As a Chartered Accountant she leads by example, with her role encompassing providing clear and comprehensive financial management and reporting to the board of directors and senior management team.

Sam’s career began in 1988 as an Accounts Assistant for Schools Abroad. She then joined IAG as a Management Accountant in 1993 and moved onto her first Financial Controller position with Telegan Gas in 1997. 2000 saw Sam gain her chartered status and a new role as Regional Financial Controller for Benson Group; a £100m turnover construction group. In 2010, Sam joined the Friday Media Group, where she held the position of Head of Finance – managing the full finance function and leading a large team.

During her 20 years’ experience in various business sectors, Sam has been instrumental in delivering effective financial management, including acquisitions and the integration thereof, refinancing activities and preparing consolidated accounts. She has also played key cost saving roles in the past with the implementation of a new ERP (Netsuite) from three different legacy systems including GP Dynamics, and was involved in the hiving up of six subsidiaries into one trading subsidiary.

Sam received Fellowship status of her professional body in June 2016.




Andrew Pierce – RJ POWER NETWORKS LIMITED – Managing Director

Andrew joined the RJ Power Group of Companies in November 2016 and has overseen its Private Networks business growth from a team of just three to the busy and growing RJ Power Networks entity it is today.

Previously, Andrew held the position of Managing Director at HVMS – a power contracting business originally founded by his father Roger Pierce, who is also a highly experienced electrical engineer.

Andrew has worked in the Power Engineering industry for over 25 years, starting his career as an Apprentice Telecoms Engineer, working his way up the career ladder with a variety of operational and management roles and has amassed a wealth of knowledge and understanding of High and Low Voltage Electrical Distribution Systems. Andrew is also a member of the IET.

Two decades of managerial, financial, operational and project management experience, have enabled Andrew to focus upon a wide range of daily businesses activities. He is passionate about quality and environmental processes and procedures and developing collaborative and sustainable supply chain partners, with the ultimate goal of securing customer loyalty and forging strong long-term business relationships.




David Pierce – RJ POWER NETWORKS LIMITED – Business Development Director

David is the brother of RJ Power Networks Director Andrew Pierce and similarly has enjoyed a career in the Power Engineering industry spanning more than 25 years.

Having initially joined RJ Power Group as Business Development Manager and Senior Electrical Engineer in January 2016, David took up the role of Business Development Director in November 2016, increasing his remit in line with RJ Power Networks successful business growth.

He is responsible for the development and growth of the RJ Power Networks business, delivering safe, quality and assured services to duty holders and end users within the electricity supply industry.

Prior to joining RJ Power Networks, David worked in a variety of roles – many of which were part of a long career at HVMS, including working his way up from Trainee Electrical Fitter to Senior Commercial Engineer. David is a member of the IET and also an Incorporated Engineer.




Matthew Woolley – RJ POWER RAIL LIMITED – Sales Director

Matt is a Business Development professional who leads the sales and work winning functions of RJ Power Rail Limited and is also a shareholder and Board Director of the wider RJ Power Group of Companies.

Having joined in February 2013, he has helped deliver year-on-year growth to the rail electrification business, by maintaining and developing relationships with both clients and the supply chain.

His expertise in identifying sustainable opportunities in the railway electrical services market has allowed him to develop coherent business pipelines, drive peak performance and deliver a work winning mentality across the business.

Matt has spent the last decade working in the rail sector and prior to joining RJ Power Group, he worked in the recruitment side of the industry – working for household names developing opportunities within the rail electrification sector.



barry mclean

Barry Mclean – RJ Power Rail Limited & RJ Power Connections Limited – Operations Director

Barry leads the operational delivery for both the RJ Power Rail and RJ Power Connections businesses and has extensive experience of large scale projects across a broad range of construction sectors including Tunnelling, Power Stations, Rail, Oil and Gas.

Barry is a versatile Manager and a team player who is very driven to succeed and deliver his projects to the highest possible standard. Previous appointments include Sonic Rail Services, where he was Senior Operations Support Manager for three years and prior to this he worked for Network Rail for several years on the Thameslink Project and for EDF managing renewals of both 11kV and 33kV assets. He has also had several major project appointments overseas, including stints in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Kazakstan.

With years of proven project delivery, Barry is a trusted point of contact throughout the lifecycle of each project. His meticulous approach, allows his teams to minimise operational risk, which ensures each client receives a high quality, safe and sustainable solution.




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