Affordable Warmth Solutions Head Office Team 

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The Affordable Warmth Solutions Head Office Team process and analyse information in support of Affordable Warmth Solutions project activities.

The team are highly experienced office practitioners, with in-depth experience in Health and Safety, Data Analysis, Finance & Accounting and Project Management.

If you do have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our team on 0121 592 0181 (Monday - Friday - 9.30 - 4.00pm).

Alternatively you can email your enquiry


Julian Swann - General Manager

Julian Swann - General Manager

Julian has worked in the Gas Industry for 30 years with British Gas, Transco and National Grid holding various positions within Customer Service, Customer Accounting, Metering, Credit Risk Management and Fuel Poverty Initiatives.

Julian has responsibility on a day-to-day basis for the operation and successful delivery of specific projects across Cadent owned gas networks.

He is responsible for client engagement and the identification of new viable projects to bring gas to non-gas communities and one-off gas connections to individual homes. He also manages the day-to-day finance and procurement requirements.

Telephone: 0121 592 0163

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Simon Cave - Business Development Manager

Simon Cave - Business Development Manager

Simon has recently joined the team from National Grid where his most recent responsibilities included the lead for all programme management activities for the Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS) Transportation and Storage development. Simon was required to liaise closely with consortium partners and Government departments during the project development.

Simon has a wealth of experience in the Gas Industry having worked in British Gas East Midlands, Transco and most recently National Grid for over 27 years in a range of different roles. Simon has previous experience of working in the Affordable Warmth team liaising with local authorities and housing associations to deliver fuel poverty initiatives.

Simon is responsible for the identification of Affordable Warmth Solutions opportunities across Cadent owned gas networks and for the delivery of new business developments.

Telephone: 0121 592 0181

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Peter Edwards - Project Officer

Peter Edwards - Project Officer

Peter spent 20 years within the retail industry with the majority of that time spent managing the refitting of large supermarkets across the UK. Prior to that Peter spent 3 years in the Army.

In September 2009, Peter joined Affordable Warmth Solutions as a Project Officer, responsible for the quality and delivery of community gas schemes across Cadent's gas network. Over the last 4 years Peter has been managing projects connected with the Fuel Poor environment, primarily managing contracts associated with the delivery of energy efficient measures and gas community schemes.

Telephone: 0121 592 0181

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Alun Owen - Project Officer

Alun Owen - Project Officer

Alun has a wealth of experience within the gas industry having worked 34 years with British Gas, Transco, Lattice and National Grid in Finance, System Development, Service Operations and Network Planning.

During this time he was a member of the national health and safety forum and also a member of the HSE Advisory Committee on Dangerous Substances.

In March 2011 Alun joined Affordable Warmth Solutions as a Project Officer responsible for the delivery of community gas schemes across Cadent gas Networks.

Telephone: 0121 592 0181

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