Circle Green are pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart Kirk, former head of energy for Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC to their business. Stuart has accepted the position of Chief Operating Officer with effect from 1st September 2016 and brings a wealth of client-side energy management experience to strengthen and grow Circle Green’s energy services division.
“Circle Green have an exceptional offering to their clients and I found their approach to providing outsourced energy management as a business function both unique and refreshing,” said Kirk. “Having previously been focused on all aspects of energy management for a large PLC, I understand the challenges that are faced from the end users’ perspective and this service removes the burden and increases profitability for the client. My previous experience will be of great value in the development of energy management programmes for our clients. I can see exceptional future growth here and I am genuinely excited to be a part of this journey.”
Kirk remains as Vice Chairman of the Energy Managers Association and in his previous role was responsible for developing a carbon reduction strategy to meet a 2020 target by successfully managing, developing and deploying a multi-million-pound energy reduction programme across a £6b property estate.
In a statement, Circle Green’s CEO, Ian Porter said: “I am thrilled to welcome Stuart to the team, I see this appointment as an exciting new chapter for Circle Green. His vast experience will be fundamental to the strategy and growth of our energy management and performance services business and will ensure excellence in delivery to our clients”.
Circle Green provides its clients with innovative energy management and performance services to help drive down consumption and cost of their utilities without the need for large scale capital investment. Circle Green delivers their services to a variety of markets including retail, aviation, data centres, property, education and manufacturing.