Ian Edwards

Managing Director
t: 01132 019700 | e: iedwards@ietg.co.uk

Experience

  • Joined 40Seven/IETG from Skanska in 2012 as Managing Director
  • 14 years at Board level working with Blue-chip clients in the Utility, Energy and Telecoms Sectors
  • Over 25 years working in the Civil Engineering and Utilities sectors

Expertise

  • Delivering both Bottom and Top line results through strategic business planning
  • Leading change and delivering operational excellence in a competitive regulatory market

Interests

  • Camping, fishing and travelling (as well as the odd G&T).

Richard Bond

Finance Director
t: 01132 019749 | e: rbond@ietg.co.uk

Experience

  • Joined IETG/40SEVEN in 2011 as Financial Reporting Manager
  • Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2003 with extensive audit and due diligence experience with mid-tier firm RSM Robson Rhodes
  • Moved into the industry in 2005 and progressed to Financial Controller at Communisis plc with responsibility for financial reporting, planning and financial governance
  • Appointed as Finance Director of IETG/40SEVEN in October 2016

Expertise

  • Financial Reporting, Controlling and Forecasting
  • Change and Financial Performance Management

Interests

  • Golf, running and family time

James Teale

Head of Operations
t: 07855 958644 | e: jteale@ietg.co.uk

Experience

  • Employee of IETG for over 20 years
  • 20 years’ experience within the water industry
  • Worked closely with all water companies within the British Isles
  • Experienced in delivering overseas projects in the Middle East & across Europe
  • Data analyst, Project Manager, Operations Manager and most recently a Delivery Manager

Expertise

  • Managing budgets and delivering enhanced productivity and efficiency
  • Operational management of industry leading surveys within the water industry
  • PRINCE2 Qualified
  • Departmental financial reporting and forecasting
  • Developing new leads and business opportunities

Interests

  • Running (road and trail), taking my boys to play Rugby League and Rugby Union and family time

Melanie Sleeper

Contracts Manager
t: 07791 097060 | e: msleeper@ietg.co.uk

Experience

  • Employee of IETG for nearly 10 years
  • 10 years’ experience within the water industry
  • Worked closely with all water companies within the UK
  • Experienced in the delivery of projects where CAD Regulations apply
  • Project Support and Project Management

Expertise

  • CDM Regulations
  • PRINCE2 Qualified
  • Managing clients’ service operations, dealing directly with clients as the first point of contact
  • Developing and implementing growth opportunities for clients
  • Overseeing cross functional work areas targeted on resolving clients’ issues

Interests

  • Sewing, knitting and time with my family

Paul Burden

Data Manager
t: 07813 799837 | e: pburden@ietg.co.uk

Experience

  • Employee of IETG for 8 years
  • Worked closely with clients representing all major Water Authorities in the UK
  • Experience in delivering Flow and Water Quality Projects for a range of surveys
  • Experienced in training and training development for Data Analysis
  • Data Analyst, Team Leader and most recently as Data Manager

Expertise

  • Management of the Flow Department Team
  • Data Editing, Analysis and Flow balancing of Flow and Water quality data
  • Production of Interim and Final Reports for Flow and Water quality projects
  • QA checking of all department work submitted to clients
  • Development of Training needs and Training resources for the Flow department

Interests

  • Hiking/Walking, Rugby Union, Music and Family time

Katie Harrison

Project Manager
t: 07810 512309 | e: kharrison@ietg.co.uk

Experience

  • Over 18 years in Project Management and Business Development across multiple industries
  • Qualified PRINCE 2 Practitioner
  • Delivering results on bespoke international projects
  • Team management and training
  • Developing operational systems
  • Marketing and advertising

Expertise

  • Ensuring consistent and solution focused delivery of projects
  • Specialist in developing new systems and processes
  • New business development and creating successful partnerships
  • Work force management and training

Interests

  • Travel, home refurbishment, horse riding and gun dog training (plus cheese and wine!)

Simon Lemas

Planning Manager
t: 07815 737434 | e: slemas@ietg.co.uk

Experience

  • Employee of IETG for over 20 years
  • 20 years experience within the water industry
  • Worked closely with all water companies within the British Isles
  • Field crew leader, Data Analyst, Data Manager, Project Manager and most recently Planning Manager

Expertise

  • Planning and managing surveys from start up to end of inspection phase
  • Managing short term surveys with enhanced productivity and efficiency
  • Prince 2 Qualified
  • GIS based planning
  • Technical knowledge of flow monitoring and electronic data capture

Interests

  • DIY, football (supporting Blackburn Rovers), flying then rebuilding RC planes / helicopters and family time

Steve Wood

SHEQ & Compliance
t: 01132 019709 | e: swood@ietg.co.uk

Experience

  • Over 30 years of experience in the Water Industry
  • 10 years of experience as Compliance Manager
  • Company employee for over 20 years
  • NEBOSH qualified in Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental Management

Expertise

  • Operational management of industry-leading Flow and Water Quality surveying
  • Driving consistent and sustainable improvements in SHEQ compliance

Interests

  • Playing Tennis, Walking and Travelling

Susanne Hudson

HR Manager
t: 07527 970253 | e: SHudson@ietg.co.uk

Experience

  • Chartered Fellow – Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD)
  • HR Generalist with over 20 years experience
  • Experienced across a wide variety of industries including financial, retail, construction and engineering

Expertise

  • A committed developer of people at all levels
  • Solution provider in rapidly changing environments
  • Business performance focused

Interests

  • Clinical Hypnotherapy, Nordic walking and bungy pump, travel & food and a member of Leeds Tangle

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