Three new section heads for Octego

Blackpool-based energy consultancy Octego has appointed three female section heads.

Debbie Gregson, Natalie Maggs and Carla Wilson have all been appointed internally, having held previous roles within the organisation.

Debbie Gregson becomes section head for utilities, with over 12 years’ experience in the energy sector, Debbie will be overseeing energy procurement and energy cost recovery.

Natalie Maggs has been appointed section head for bureau and will oversee invoice validation, tenant recharging, and outsourcing capabilities. Natalie’s career spans over 9 years, and she possesses a wealth of experience in utility management.

Carla Wilson has controlled energy operations for a large NHS Trust for 5 years, before joining Octego where she has worked as an engineer for the last 2 years. Carla takes over the engineering operations.

Working with the recently appointed head of operations, Roy Bidder, Debbie, Natalie and Carla will become the backbone of service delivery, focused on growing the skills and resources of their teams. Their deep experience will ensure that Octego continues to enhance what clients expect from their service.

Between them, they have a wealth of extensive industry knowledge and experience

James Wood, managing director of Octego, said: “Debbie, Natalie and Carla, have all demonstrated their commitment to Octego, they are diligent, compassionate and have proven to excel with their careers.

“Between them, they have a wealth of extensive industry knowledge and experience that will support Octego’s strategy and vision for the future”.

The appointments come ahead of International Women's Day. This year's theme is ‘balance for change’ and calls for driving gender balance across the world.

James added: "Gender diversity and equality is extremely important in today’s working environment. Octego is proud to attract some of the best talent in the industry and choosing to employ women into senior positions will create a stronger business that allows us to drive innovation and growth that will benefit the energy industry in the future."