Terry Dugdale

Chief Executive Officer

Terry Dugdale is Chief Executive Officer at Indigo Networks, appointed by our owners and investors in December 2023 to build on the strong business foundations as a true independent asset owner. He leads our highly experienced and knowledgeable team through an exciting phase of managed growth with our existing and future offerings to the market. Terry will be responsible for implementing the strategic goals of growth and expansion across the Indigo portfolio including Power, Pipelines and Water. He has an unrivalled track record with over 33 years industry experience guiding companies to deliver excellent service for all stakeholders through his customer-focused leadership approach and strategic skillset. He has been instrumental in delivering major growth at industry leading ICPs and IGT/IDNOs through developing a full multi-utility connection offering and is focused to do the same at Indigo Networks. He recognises the highly experienced and knowledgeable people already in place within the business and is confident that as we grow the Indigo brand, we shall continue to deliver real and tangible benefits to our existing and future customers. With the introduction of a wider team, new products and services, through our values, customer relationships, and industry knowledge we will continue to deliver the highest levels of service across the network adoptions process, whilst the operation of safe and reliable networks remains at the forefront of the business. Terry comments: “as an Asset Owner the success factors are simple, CPP - Customer, People and Process.  Here at Indigo Networks we are proud to deliver an efficient adoption process in order to grow our asset base through the adoption, operation and maintenance of safe networks.  Our culture is embedded in all what we do, through our customer centric approach which is underpinned by our knowledgeable and experienced team”.   Terry is an Incorporated Engineer and member of both the Institute of Gas Engineers & Managers and Institute of Directors, adding to his credentials as a key appointment to the Executive Team at Indigo Networks. [email protected]

Gary Tomlinson

Chief Financial Officer

Gary is a Chartered Accountant and accomplished finance professional with over 20 years’ experience in infrastructure, construction, and utilities. He started his career at PwC before working with organisations such as Balfour Beatty plc, Fulcrum Utility Services, T Clarke plc and Rok plc. Gary has led finance functions and major change projects such as ERP system implementations and brings a strong focus on financial management and controls, business performance, and supporting future growth. [email protected]

Samuel Larsen

Director of Water

Appointed to lead our new water division at Indigo Networks, Samuel joined the business as Director of Water in January 2024 bringing with him over 20 years of experience at the forefront of the water industry including senior roles at Water UK, Thames Water, and Capita Symonds. Samuel is a member of the Institute of Water and the Association of Project Management and has led several major industry projects including being instrumental in establishing the regulatory framework for new water connections which is now used across the UK water industry. As Director of Water, Samuel’s role includes successfully launching Indigo Water within the utilities market as part of the growth ambitions for the Indigo portfolio. This involves building a brand-new delivery team to provide an outstanding service throughout the supply chain and to the end-customer, forming long-term partnerships with stakeholders, and ensuring compliance with national policies and procedures. Samuel’s understanding of the challenges and opportunities within the water sector will be instrumental in delivering a high-quality service to all of our customers and his wealth of experience will prove invaluable as we connect thousands of new water customers in the UK. Through this new role at Indigo Networks, Samuel will combine his depth of experience working with the three different stakeholders involved in connecting new developments to the water network including regulatory bodies, developers, and utility providers. And with Samuel’s commitment to customer excellence and dedication to water quality, he is a welcome addition to the Executive team, enabling Indigo Networks to offer a true multi utility proposition. [email protected]07842 460 898Connect with Samuel on LinkedIn

Bill McSheffery

Director for Business Development

Bill is our Director for Business Development. With over 38 years’ experience in the Utilities industry he has been at the forefront of developing competition in the New Connections marketplace bringing value to developers and house builders across the UK. A former Associate Director with Energetics, Bill was instrumental in developing the energetics brand from its inception in 2006 through to 2017. He has extensive industry knowledge in the design, build and adoption of  Electricity, Gas and Water infrastructure and connections. Having recently added the iDNO Electricity license to the Indigo brand Bill will continue to extend our value proposition, in asset adoption, to our Utility infrastructure customers & partners. [email protected]

Joanne Thompson

Director of HR and Central Services

Joining Indigo Networks in January 2024 into a new role created within the business, Joanne Thompson is a fundamental and welcome addition to the Executive Team as Director of HR and Central Services. Jo is responsible for the strategic directorship and operational implementation of all our internal functions including the People team, IT, Facilities, Adoption Management, ESG Planning as well as managing special projects. Jo has accumulated over 12 years’ experience in highly successful people-management roles, including ten years at a multi-utility industry leading company where she implemented a valuable culture change program resulting in the recognition by Best Companies Awards. Jo possesses vast knowledge of employment law, culture change, organisational design and structure, and has extensive experience in enhancing internal business processes through tactical planning and building strong cross-functional relationships at all levels. Jo has achieved some impressive statistics at other companies including a 30% increase in HR process efficiency and 25% increase in diversity hires through a highly successful inclusion strategy and will be instrumental in the recruitment and retention of our highly experienced and knowledgeable teams. Jo is very much looking forward to contributing to the evolving business growth at Indigo Networks ensuring we are an employer of choice through the creation of a stable and future-proofed service. She is a welcomed addition to the Executive Team and will be key in ensuring the strong culture and ethos of our people remains as the company realises its growth ambitions. [email protected]

Megan Goss

Head of Regulation & Compliance

Megan is an economist who has focused on energy and carbon markets since she started her career in the civil service at the then Department of Energy. Megan held several positions in Ofgas including carrying out one of the earliest Competitive Market Reviews and led the regulatory team as the gas market moved to daily balancing. After moving to the private sector to gain commercial experience she has worked for a major consultancy firm and in regulatory, strategy and trading roles for an energy trader, large energy producer and a large steel manufacturer. [email protected]

Jan Grant

Compliance Manager

Jan joined Indigo Networks as Compliance Manager in September 2019, after spending 24 years with SSE fulfilling a similar role. During her time with SSE she worked for SSE Pipelines as Technical Support Officer for the Assets Team and as a Gas Connections Designer. Prior to that Jan was with their New Housing Group as a Connections Designer designing gas and electricity networks, having also held management roles within the metering business, Jan has a broad depth of knowledge within the utility industry to assist the team in growing the Indigo portfolio. [email protected]

Evelyn Scott

Head of Adoptions & Connections

After initial international manufacturing experiences Evelyn moved into the construction industry 17 years ago. She has a particular strength in utility project programming and with her general knowledge of the Construction industry she is able to work closely with our Utility partners in the delivery of the design and build processes required to complete asset adoption.  Evelyn has a wealth of experience in process compliance and in supporting our customers to achieve smooth working relationships. [email protected]

Danielle Dixon

Finance Manager

Part of the initial Indigo Networks Team in 2014, Danielle has been working in Finance for 11 years, starting as a Trainee Accountant and now has experience in Fund Accounting, Renewable Energy, Biomass Energy and over the past 6 years Gas and Electricity Finance. Danielle has a wealth of knowledge relating to our Suppliers and Shippers and has established great relationships to ensure a smooth and efficient Billing System. [email protected]

Katrina Fennings

Office Manager

Katrina joined Indigo Networks as Office Manager in April 2019. She has spent many years of her working life within the utilities industry, including 5 years with SSE, in a variety of administration roles including Human Resources, Programming and Insurance. Katrina’s varied skill set allows her to assist the Indigo team in all areas of the business and facilitate her customer service experience in supporting our valued customers. [email protected]

Emily Lowther

Business Development Manager

Emily has joined the Indigo Networks Business Development Team to maintain and develop our existing relationships as well as forging and growing new ones with clients such as ICP’s, UIP’s, utility contractors and consultants across Scotland and the South of England. Having worked in the utilities industry for over a decade, both in the IDNO, IGT and ICP world, Emily is extremely experienced across the entire project lifecycle for both LV and HV projects, for transmission and distribution on both a national and international scale and understands the process from capacity and feasibility POC studies through to design, build and energisation. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience having worked alongside design and construction of gas, water and electricity networks and assets and is ideally placed to help develop the Indigo offering ensuring it meets client expectations and is suited for the project requirements. Emily will also assist the wider Indigo teams by growing the Indigo Networks brand and promoting the  fully supported service for the adoption of both gas and electric assets across the utility and new build sectors UK wide. [email protected]

Emma Dutchburn

Business Development Manager

Emma is one of our Business Development Managers responsible for the Midlands and Northern region of our business. Emma brings over 20 years of experience within the electricity supply industry. She has extensive industry knowledge in the design, build and adoption of Electricity, Gas and Water infrastructure and connections, previously working for the likes of Integrated Utility Services (Northern Power Grid), Clancy Docwra, and Freedom Group. Emma has built a great working relationship with ICPs and developers in the field of residential, commercial, solar farms and wind turbines, and operation and maintenance. Emma brings to Indigo Networks her electrical and mechanical engineering background alongside her great customer relationships skills. [email protected]

Stu Giles

Business Development Manager

Stu is an integral part of the new business development team and will be instrumental in engaging with and developing the client base, creating opportunities to help grow our business throughout the UK.Stu joined the team at Indigo Networks with over 25 years’ experience in the B2B world, having held some senior managerial & directorship roles within business development, project & account management. Having worked for regional DNO’s and ICP’s, he has the experience and knowledge of both high voltage private networks, as well as the new utility connections market & asset adoption. He will assist and support the wider sales team by working directly with accredited new connection providers for gas & electric connections. A further part of his role is to provide asset adoption knowledge directly to landowners/developers & utility consultants, as to the IDNO & IGT funding options available, to best support their objectives. [email protected]

Lindsay Kinsman

Asset Engagement Officer

Lindsay is one of our Asset Engagement Officers dealing with customer quotations, the acquisition of new customers and maintaining strong relationships with our customers throughout the adoption process. Lindsay has worked within the utilities industry since 2015 with IDNOs and ICPs, therefore has a varied knowledge in the design, build and adoption of Electricity, Gas and Water infrastructure. [email protected]

Stuart Ogg

Head of Engineering ​

With over 35 years in the electrical networks industry, Stuart has carried out various roles including senior positions covering design and build within SSE, responsible for the delivery of major capital projects. Senior authorised for over 15 years; he has a good understanding of the operational requirements involved when adopting electrical assets. Stuart has a proven track record in project delivery meeting client’s expectations when delivering projects safely, on time and within budget. [email protected]

Gareth Arnold

Lead Gas Engineer

Gareth has worked within the utility industry since 1997, where he started as a planning technician with Gas Technology Ltd. An incorporated Engineer with IGEM ,he has spent 23 years in the industry working for various IGT’s and has been designing gas networks up to 7 bar in pressure for over 20 years. He won the Welsh Section IGEM Young Persons paper competition with a Paper titled “Flattery Will get you Everywhere”. He holds a master’s degree, specialising in GPS data capture and has vast knowledge of the 3 main networks analysis tools Synergy, GasWorks and Snap. [email protected]

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