Our capability in Utilities executive search

The Utilities market is experiencing ongoing change from a combination of decarbonisation, digitisation and increased regulation.

Whether you are a water company, DNO, utility contractor, gas network, telecoms fibre rollout business, consulting firm or utility infrastructure investor, we use our extensive network and utilities experience to identify the right talent for your business.  

Within the water sector we operate right across the industry from strategic asset management, to repair and maintenance of infrastructure networks, and the construction of complex water treatment plants.

Newsom Consulting are members of British Water.

  • Asset Management
  • Project & Programme Management
  • Strategy & Business Planning
  • Commercial Management & Estimating
  • Contract Management & Procurement
  • Health & Safety
  • General Management & Operations
  • Engineering
  • Business Development
  • Project Finance
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Project Controls & Risk

  • Director of Capital Delivery – Water Company
  • Managing Director – Water Contractor
  • Director – Water MEICA Contractor
  • Director of Asset Strategy – Water Company
  • Assistant Director, Water Asset Management – Management Consultancy
  • Head of Strategic Asset Management – Water Company
  • VP Europe, Nuclear – EPC Firm
  • Commercial Director – Utility Contractor
  • Head of Electrical Engineering – Water D&B Contractor
  • Major Projects Director, Middle East – Consulting Firm
  • Sector Director – Water Contractor
  • Divisional Director – Renewables
  • Commercial Director – Power Transmission
  • Head of Energy Management – Infrastructure Owner
  • Operations Director, Water – Civil Engineering Contractor
  • Sector Director, Power – Global EPCM Firm
  • Head of Energy – Programme Management Firm
  • Operations Director, Power – Infrastructure Contractor
  • Project Director – Power T&D Networks
  • Head of HR – Utilities Contractor
  • Head of Asset Management – Water Company
  • Senior Operations Manager – Power T&D Contractor
  • Group Finance Director – Utilities Contractor
  • Business Development & Strategy Director – Utility Contractor

 

SPL have worked with Newsom Consulting for several years and they have assisted our UK business over a period of significant growth; successfully recruiting a number of key people to leadership roles across our business, including project leadership, commercial, HSQE, business development, general management and engineering. They have a good understanding of the industry, are well networked and are easy to work with. I have subsequently recommended Jim to others and wouldn’t hesitate to do so again.

Managing Director, SPL Powerlines UK

We have been consistently impressed with their deep market knowledge and their ability to build a strong list of candidates against a challenging brief.  What has really differentiated Newsom’s approach is the effort which they have made to understand our business and our specific requirements, meaning that they are able not only to source very qualified candidates but also provide valued insight on how we might refine our search to secure better results.

Senior Managing Director, Teneo

Case Studies

Enisca Browne JV Director

Enisca Browne needed to recruit a JV Director to lead the delivery of their existing work bank and to develop MEICA business with new clients in the run up to AMP8. The JV Director would have overall responsibility for the performance of the business and manage a senior team.

Director of Asset Strategy & Capital Delivery

Affinity Water approached Newsom Consulting to carry out an executive search to secure a Director of Asset Strategy & Capital Delivery. The role plays an integral part in delivering its world class vision and needed to work closely with colleagues within the business and the wider community.

Group People Director

Murphy Group retained our services to recruit a new Group People Director to join their executive leadership team. This role was to provide leadership for the People function across the company, operating at a strategic level, while taking complete ownership of all aspects operational HR.

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