About us

We work with you to solve your energy challenges through innovative solutions, delivering resilience, cost efficiency and sustainability

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Power crew’s flying visit lifts museum
Power crew’s flying visit lifts museum

14 June 2022: Fifty staff from UK Power Networks Services donated their time to a speedy makeover of the memorial garden, outdoor seating areas, visitor pathway and service courtyard of the Army Flying Museum in Hampshire.

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Sustainability

Enabling Port of Felixstowe to take major step  towards Net Zero
Enabling Port of Felixstowe to take major step towards Net Zero

6 June 2022: UK Power Networks Services has won a contract to take the UK’s largest container port, and one of the largest in Europe, a step closer to Net Zero.

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Industries

Our clients include some of the highest profile public and private sector organisations with critical infrastructure in complex environments.

Our industries
UK Power Networks Services wins £40 million Piccadilly line power upgrade
UK Power Networks Services wins £40 million Piccadilly line power upgrade

21 July 2022: UK Power Networks Services will complete electrical infrastructure upgrades to allow a new fleet of trains to operate on the Piccadilly line and improve reliability and service frequency.

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ICP network connections

We’re a Independent Connections Provider with extensive high voltage engineering experience, delivering high-quality connections across the UK.

ICP Network Connections
Delivering a resilient and sustainable electricity supply for the UK’s data centres
Delivering a resilient and sustainable electricity supply for the UK’s data centres

Antony White, Client Delivery Manager ICP, discusses the challenges that data centres face meeting capacity requirements, ensuring a resilient energy supply and balancing sustainability pressures.

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Meet the leadership team

Powering the modern world through visionary expertise.

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Meet the leadership team

Powering the modern world through visionary expertise.

David Mitchell @2X
David Mitchell

Director of UK Power Networks Services

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Lucy Innes2 @2X
Lucy Innes

Safety, Health and Environment Manager

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Phil Heathcote @2X
Philip Heathcote

Head of Markets

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Icon Quote Our clients trust us to help them achieve supply resilience and cost effectiveness through our team of highly qualified engineers. We work closely with clients to achieve their business objectives by employing new technologies and innovative thinking.

David leads UK Power Networks Services. He is a chartered electrical engineer who joined the organisation in 1980 as an apprentice. He continued with his academic studies to advance his career achieving a degree in Electrical Engineering at Southampton University and an MBA at Brighton University. 

He has spent half of his career in the DNO and the remaining part in the unregulated business, UK Power Networks Services. He has held several senior posts within the company which has included leading the London Underground PFI, Powerlink, HS1 and most recently as Head of Client Delivery overseeing the long term airport and military contracts as well as delivering major infrastructure projects at Hinkley Point C and on the Great Western Railway.

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Icon Quote Everyone who leaves for work in the morning should expect to return home at night in good health. Safety is our number one priority and going beyond zero harm is a collective commitment that we work hard to defend every day.

Lucy leads the Safety, Health and Environment team and has been instrumental in achieving a culture of zero harm across our business. She has achieved this by giving all employees the behavioural tools to make the right decision and avoid harm to themselves, colleagues and members of the public.

She was a key player in the development and implementation of the successful Stay Safe culture change programme, which has resulted in maintaining an injury free workplace for more than five years. Lucy has worked for UK Power Networks and its predecessor companies, SEEBOARD and EDF Energy, for 18 years in various safety roles including responsibility for the health and safety of more than 2,500 employees.

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Icon Quote The energy market is teeming with opportunities for transformation. As long-term strategic partners, we enable our clients to focus on their core business by taking on their energy challenges and helping them realise the value of their assets.

Philip joined UK Power Network Services in February 2019. In his role as Head of Markets he is responsible for business development activities, including marketing and bidding, alongside the creation of strategic alliances and partnerships.

Most recently, Phil was Sales Director for Siemens Rail Systems in the UK, responsible for the sale of new rolling stock, along with maintenance and upgrade packages. Prior to that he was a Bid Director in Arriva’s Rail Franchising team. During his career he has held senior roles in business development, project management, procurement and various operational roles. Philip has a BSc (Hons) and an MA in Marketing.

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Kieran Coughlan
Kieran Coughlan

Head of Strategic Advisory Services

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Richard Rushworth
Richard Rushworth

Head of Commercial Services

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Steve Muscat
Steven Muscat

Head of Engineering

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Icon Quote The transition from a fossil-based energy system to one supported by renewable energy is unlocking opportunities for UK businesses to take advantage of new business models and technologies to meet their energy demands and sustainability ambitions – balancing this opportunity with the need to continue to deliver for their customers is essential.

Kieran is a chartered engineer and joined UK Power Networks Services in 2017. In his role as Head of Strategic Advisory Services, Kieran is responsible for asset management, energy technology consulting while also leading on strategy and regulation, product development, client solutions and innovation.

Prior to this, he was Head of Engineering and Safety for the Energy Networks Association, and has worked in transmission and distribution for electricity and gas businesses in the UK, Ireland and Australia.

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Icon Quote We pride ourselves on delivering added value to our clients. Our world class procurement service ensures that we achieve the best value for our clients, working safely on their networks. Our commercial staff work closely with their clients to develop cost effective change solutions, utilising our experienced engineering planning and new technology expertise.

Richard leads our Estimating and Commercial teams, and the Governance, Compliance and Quality teams who effectively mitigate risk for our company and our clients, and ensuring exceptional customer satisfaction.

Richard is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. With more than thirty years’ experience working in the rail, construction and power industries, Richard has previously held senior roles at Laing O’Rourke and Balfour Beatty.

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Icon Quote We understand the challenge of delivering electrical engineering for critical national infrastructure and the requirement for resilient, cost effective and sustainable energy solutions.

Steven is responsible for leading, developing and delivering engineering and design functions across our business.

He has 20 years of experience in both the public and private sector. He started his early career as an electrical engineer in the railway industry, and has gained a wide range of technical and commercial experience throughout the years in many other sectors including airports, and shipping ports, through to nuclear.

Steven has held senior roles in engineering management, and leading of design, for some of the most complex electrification projects in the UK.

Connect with Steven
David Mitchell @2X
David Mitchell

Director of UK Power Networks Services

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Icon Quote Our clients trust us to help them achieve supply resilience and cost effectiveness through our team of highly qualified engineers. We work closely with clients to achieve their business objectives by employing new technologies and innovative thinking.

David leads UK Power Networks Services. He is a chartered electrical engineer who joined the organisation in 1980 as an apprentice. He continued with his academic studies to advance his career achieving a degree in Electrical Engineering at Southampton University and an MBA at Brighton University. 

He has spent half of his career in the DNO and the remaining part in the unregulated business, UK Power Networks Services. He has held several senior posts within the company which has included leading the London Underground PFI, Powerlink, HS1 and most recently as Head of Client Delivery overseeing the long term airport and military contracts as well as delivering major infrastructure projects at Hinkley Point C and on the Great Western Railway.

Connect with David
Lucy Innes2 @2X
Lucy Innes

Safety, Health and Environment Manager

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Icon Quote Everyone who leaves for work in the morning should expect to return home at night in good health. Safety is our number one priority and going beyond zero harm is a collective commitment that we work hard to defend every day.

Lucy leads the Safety, Health and Environment team and has been instrumental in achieving a culture of zero harm across our business. She has achieved this by giving all employees the behavioural tools to make the right decision and avoid harm to themselves, colleagues and members of the public.

She was a key player in the development and implementation of the successful Stay Safe culture change programme, which has resulted in maintaining an injury free workplace for more than five years. Lucy has worked for UK Power Networks and its predecessor companies, SEEBOARD and EDF Energy, for 18 years in various safety roles including responsibility for the health and safety of more than 2,500 employees.

Connect with Lucy
Phil Heathcote @2X
Philip Heathcote

Head of Markets

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Icon Quote The energy market is teeming with opportunities for transformation. As long-term strategic partners, we enable our clients to focus on their core business by taking on their energy challenges and helping them realise the value of their assets.

Philip joined UK Power Network Services in February 2019. In his role as Head of Markets he is responsible for business development activities, including marketing and bidding, alongside the creation of strategic alliances and partnerships.

Most recently, Phil was Sales Director for Siemens Rail Systems in the UK, responsible for the sale of new rolling stock, along with maintenance and upgrade packages. Prior to that he was a Bid Director in Arriva’s Rail Franchising team. During his career he has held senior roles in business development, project management, procurement and various operational roles. Philip has a BSc (Hons) and an MA in Marketing.

Connect with Philip
Kieran Coughlan
Kieran Coughlan

Head of Strategic Advisory Services

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Icon Quote The transition from a fossil-based energy system to one supported by renewable energy is unlocking opportunities for UK businesses to take advantage of new business models and technologies to meet their energy demands and sustainability ambitions – balancing this opportunity with the need to continue to deliver for their customers is essential.

Kieran is a chartered engineer and joined UK Power Networks Services in 2017. In his role as Head of Strategic Advisory Services, Kieran is responsible for asset management, energy technology consulting while also leading on strategy and regulation, product development, client solutions and innovation.

Prior to this, he was Head of Engineering and Safety for the Energy Networks Association, and has worked in transmission and distribution for electricity and gas businesses in the UK, Ireland and Australia.

Connect with Kieran
Richard Rushworth
Richard Rushworth

Head of Commercial Services

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Icon Quote We pride ourselves on delivering added value to our clients. Our world class procurement service ensures that we achieve the best value for our clients, working safely on their networks. Our commercial staff work closely with their clients to develop cost effective change solutions, utilising our experienced engineering planning and new technology expertise.

Richard leads our Estimating and Commercial teams, and the Governance, Compliance and Quality teams who effectively mitigate risk for our company and our clients, and ensuring exceptional customer satisfaction.

Richard is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. With more than thirty years’ experience working in the rail, construction and power industries, Richard has previously held senior roles at Laing O’Rourke and Balfour Beatty.

Connect with Richard
Steve Muscat
Steven Muscat

Head of Engineering

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Icon Quote We understand the challenge of delivering electrical engineering for critical national infrastructure and the requirement for resilient, cost effective and sustainable energy solutions.

Steven is responsible for leading, developing and delivering engineering and design functions across our business.

He has 20 years of experience in both the public and private sector. He started his early career as an electrical engineer in the railway industry, and has gained a wide range of technical and commercial experience throughout the years in many other sectors including airports, and shipping ports, through to nuclear.

Steven has held senior roles in engineering management, and leading of design, for some of the most complex electrification projects in the UK.

Connect with Steven

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Our story

We provide asset management of high voltage electrical infrastructure of national significance and criticality

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Careers
Careers

Employing world-class engineers and professionals, we pride ourselves on the expertise of our people to deliver for our clients

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