Matthew Hirst


“Utiligroup is a special place, full of passionate empowered people driving the industry to make utilities smarter for everyone and to provide greater choice and better customer service to consumers. My role includes being a member of the ESG board, leading the European business, setting the strategic direction and building a world class culture with our people to ensure that we continue to adapt and provide value, insight and innovation to our customers to help them to flourish.”


Andrew Green

Chief Technical Officer

“When our clients need a solution that meets their specific needs, it’s my responsibility to ensure we find it. That’s why I have overall responsibility for development, testing, project management and IT – because sometimes the right solution demands pulling together all areas of the business.”


Steve Gosling

Chief Financial Officer

“As CFO of ESG I am responsible for Finance, Legal and HR across the larger Group of which Utiligroup is now a part of. With a career spanning over 20 years as CFO across various Private Equity backed businesses I am well versed in helping businesses grow and fulfil their potential.  We’re a business built on long term relationships and our decision making is for the long term. We seek to grow with our customers and expand the business into new areas and markets for the benefit of our Energy customers and consumers alike.”

Mark Coyle

Chief Strategy Officer

“I lead our company’s formation of a practical innovative strategy so that we enable future utilities in their journey to deliver smarter customer energy. Energy markets face the mega-trends changing our society across service digitisation, technology disruption, new delivery models, societal electrification, automated AI, analytical insight & enhanced customer participation. My focus is to proactively turn this mega-trend and resulting industry change into adaptive, market leading, high scale capabilities for our clients that combine innovation, consumer trust, benefit and empowerment.”
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Steve Roche

Sales Director

“As Sales Director I am responsible for the commercial development of our business alongside the sales and account management team. I focus on building and maintaining excellent relationships with our customers in order to assist them with their development and business growth. I lead our commercial team to deliver market leading business solutions that challenge the current generation of utilities.

Kate Barnes

Operations Director

“I started working at Utiligroup over ten years ago as a Graduate Business Consultant. In that time my career has developed alongside our Operations department – and I’m honoured to say I was recently promoted to Operations Director, joining our UK executive team. In an industry acknowledged to be dominated by men I’m proud of my personal development across the Business. I’m also thankful Utiligroup offers such individual growth, empowering staff to build their careers. I manage our operational department covering 100 people, overseeing the daily operation and development of our products and services, removing complexity for our customers.”


Mathew Bridge

Finance Director

“As UK Finance Director I am responsible for the Finance, Legal and HR functions within Utiligroup. My role involves working across the business to ensure we continue to grow commercially and ensuring we maintain financial regulatory compliance each year. Our business is built on strong client relationships which allow us to continually develop products that drive down supplier operating costs and make energy cheaper for the end consumer. I lead my teams to ensure we have the right commercial and contractual relationships with customers and suppliers. The market is ever changing and Utiligroup are at the forefront, innovating to ensure we grow alongside our customers.”


Karen Lee

Professional Services Director

“As Professional Services Director I bring 30 years of Industry experience to Utiligroup Project Management and Consultancy services. I head up the team of Programme and Project Managers who ensure delivery of Projects to Time, Cost and Quality. I also manage our team of Consultants, who support Clients with their understanding of Utiligroup Products and Services   and the industry rules that underpin them. In doing this, I also personally represent many of our Smaller Suppliers at Industry forums, including those run by BEIS on Smart Metering, and Ofgem on Switching.”



Martin Evans

Associate Director

“In the 17 years I’ve been involved in energy, this is the most exciting time. With so much change coming, and so many new opportunities for innovation, it’s a very dynamic and fast changing industry. I get a real buzz from making sure that Utiligroup keep on top of all of this, so we are ready with expert advice, and the high quality solutions and services which our clients have come to expect.”