Meet the Optimised Energy Team



The bright sparks behind better energy management.

James Wood
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James Wood

Managing Director

Having established himself as a successful energy and marine insurance broker at Lloyds of London, James was always destined to establish and co-founder an equally successful consultancy business. With a strong background in consulting and finance, James has all the tools to lead Optimised Energy forward. While his strengths lie in sourcing and structuring large integrated service transactions, James also plays a major role in serving key accounts from strategy definition to delivery and implementation of Optimised Energy's many services. From the outset of laying the businesses foundations, his mission is to create a leading energy services consultancy, featuring the best people, with leading technology and building concrete client relationships.

Nick Wood
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Nick Wood


Optimised Energy is ahead of its competitors when it comes to innovation and Nick’s passion for technology will continue to keep us there. As an expert in data management, Nick enables us to combine our endeavours into advanced technology solutions to solve our clients’ problems. Nick has worked at some of the biggest names in innovation. With an impressive CV including HP and Dimension Data, plus various other cloud services, he is the beating heart of our forward-thinking, professional service approach. His innovative way of thinking allows Optimised Energy to meet the problems that clients face without knowing they have them! Nick’s smart approach to all this projects ensures Optimised Energy continues its unique problem-solving solutions.

Noel Ferguson
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Noel Ferguson

Head of Client Services - Manufacturing

A former Royal Navy officer, Noel is at home equally at land or at sea. Qualified as a Naval electrical engineer, he also has distinctions in non-domestic energy assessment, chartered energy management and a specialist in a number of other industry requirements. His final posting for the Royal Navy was leading a 50-man multi-disciplinary team responsible for the maintenance and safe docking of nuclear submarines at the Faslane facility. Once his Naval career had finished, Noel became a CHP engineer and joined the founding team for Optimised Energy in 2002. Since becoming a key member of the team, Noel has managed the energy efficiency services offering which delivers large scale retrofit programmes for manufacturing businesses.

Roy Bidder
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Roy Bidder

Head of Operations

Roy has a proven track record of leading and delivering complex, cross-functional projects within the private sector. Experienced operations and project manager, he has worked with large corporations across London. A people person he’s best known for his meticulous and process driven approach, where he’s able to build a long-term relationship. Roy has a strong background in sustainability consulting and financial services. Responsible for overseeing operations at Optimised Energy, he works closely with the wider management team to implement organisational structure, to drive business growth and success. Ensuring that Optimised Energy continues to deliver a quality service to its customers.



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