POWWR Adds New Leadership to Team

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25 September, 2023

Product and People Leaders Will Propel Sustained Growth

[Manchester, August 2023] – POWWR (previously UD Group), a leading energy software provider, today announces several additions to its growing UK team. The new hires bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the organisation. Further strengthening its ability to empower energy suppliers and brokers to grow their businesses and create a transparent, connected journey. 

The following individuals have joined POWWR:

Colin Gault – Head of Product

  • Gault has spent over 15 years working in the energy sector. In his most recent role, Gault ran Digital Innovation for Scottish Power, where he was responsible for evangelising innovative technology and developing agile ways of working. Although he started out in more technical roles as a consultant and analyst, his passion for innovation, collaboration and problem solving has led to him spending the last decade in product roles.
  • Gault joins POWWR to lead the Product Management team where he will be establishing more strategic, consistent, and value-driven processes. By providing a clearer overview of the energy market, Gault will work with his team to ensure POWWR’s solutions are user-centric and benefits driven.

“I’m looking forward to taking on a customer-focused role in a company that has a clear vision. POWWR is heavily concerned with transparency and quality control, and these are both aspects which fit perfectly with a product-focused organisation,” he explains.

Clair Staines – Head of People and Talent

  • Staines has been in the HR field for over 20 years, most recently working for a fintech company where her skills were used to transform a disengaged workforce into a motivated and successful organisation. To further bolster Staines’s accolades, she has recently achieved Chartered Fellow status with the Institute of Personnel and Development.
  • Staines joins POWWR to continue to build upon the heart of the business – it’s people. She strives to ensure that every employee is cared for, is valued, has a voice, and can be their authentic self at work. Along with the rest of the leadership team, Staines will evangelise career progression within the business and ensure that every individual can shine at work.

“POWWR is full of incredible people who are driven and encouraged by a strong CEO. This is a winning combination in my book. I’m excited to be working for an organisation that is evolving and is passionate about investing in its workforce. If at the end of peoples’ careers, they can look back on POWWR as a highlight, then I’ve done my job,” says Staines.

Unwavering in its commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction, POWWR continues to grow and expand its team. With these new hires, POWWR aims to enhance its capabilities and drive innovation to better serve its customers across the UK and beyond. Each individual brings a unique skill set that aligns perfectly with the company's long-held vision and values.

"We are thrilled to welcome Gault and Staines to POWWR," comments Matt Tormollen, CEO at POWWR. "Their outstanding skills and deep-reaching industry knowledge will play a key role in our continued success. We believe that their contributions will greatly benefit our clients and help us further establish ourselves as a leader in a transitioning energy market."

POWWR helps sell and manage energy more efficiently by providing advanced platforms and simple solutions for both suppliers and brokers. POWWR works with over 65 energy suppliers and more than 1,400 brokers in both the United States and United Kingdom. For more information, please visit https://www.powwr.com/ or contact Jo Forsdike at jo.forsdike@powwr.com.

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