Stormport’s Directors and Senior Staff have considerable experience in the electricity industry, at all levels and disciplines.
Steve has worked in the electricity industry since 1974. Starting his career as a technical staff trainee and then a senior authorised distribution engineer, he progressed through to a First Engineer design role before moving into commercial roles in gas trading in the early days of competition in energy supply. He joined Baineport as Commercial Director in 2001 and remained with them after the Freedom acquisition in 2006 until 2015. Steve held Director level roles in Freedom first running the Major Projects division before becoming Business Development Director in 2012. Steve re-joined his old colleagues at Stormport in 2016 as Business Development Director to instigate the ICP operation and grow the business in a controlled way, ensuring existing customers receive a great service. On acquisition by Ipsum in April 2019 Steve was promoted to Managing Director.
Pete is our Operations Director and helped set up Stormport with founder Steve Wright in 2009. He has worked in the distribution industry for over 42 years, progressing through various engineering grades with Eastern Electricity, from linesman to senior authorised engineer and remains operational today. Pete furthered his experience as a Senior Manager with Scottish Hydro before returning to Cambridgeshire to assist Steve with the success of Baineport Engineering Services in 1996. Becoming part of the Senior Management Team with Freedom when Baineport was acquired, Pete moved on once more to an exciting new challenge with Stormport! Pete was still a fully operational SAP until 2018 and is currently Stormport’s Authorising Officer and has remained in post as Operations Director following acquisition by Ipsum Group.
Nikki has worked with Steve and Pete for around 15 years with both Baineport and Stormport and is an integral part of the Company. In addition to finance management, Nikki has developed and oversees robust management systems for customer service, safety, quality and the environment. Nikki has led the team to achieve all the recognised standards and accreditations for the Company.
Contracts Director UKPN
Richard has over 35 years’ experience within the electricity industry, engaging with Baineport and Freedom to successfully deliver a range of works. Richard oversees a highly productive workforce, delivering an outstanding service to our clients.
Matt is Stormport’s Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Co-ordinator and Contract Manager for the Western Power Distribution (WPD) area. He’s been working in the industry for more than 10 years having started with Baineport in 2004 as a Business Analyst. Matt helps advise the Company Directors on HSEQ matters and also ensures clients receive the best possible service.
Rachel has played an instrumental part in establishing Stormport’s highly efficient business management systems. As Compliance Manager, Rachel has implemented electronic systems that enable us to track and monitor health, safety, environment and quality performance. Rachel ensures that we adhere to legal standards, our external accreditations and in-house policies as well as providing guidance on compliance matters.
Ray is our Training Officer, ensuring that our staff have the skills to achieve their full potential. He has considerable training experience, having developed many trainees during his time within the Industry
Rob is an experienced construction/highways manager and heads up Stormport’s civil activities. With a background in civil engineering going back 20 years, he has extensive knowledge of the New Roads and Street Works Act from his training/assessing and senior management roles with local authorities.
Safety and Assessing Officer
Dave ensures all operational Stormport employees have the competence to complete the tasks that they are required to. He provides training to employees and is a key member of the safety and training team.
He has a vast amount of industry experience having started as an Eastern Electricity Apprentice in 1972. He has had many roles within the supply industry including, Linesman, SAP, Project Manager, Safety Manager and Trainer.