Leadership Team

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Colin Russell

Colin joined the company in January 2015 in order to establish and grow the Electrical Division. An electrician to trade, Colin has progressed from Electrical Operations Manager and was appointed as Director in December 2018.

Hugh Adams
Regional Operations Manager (Scotland)

Hugh joined Optimum in July 2017 after the award of the new 4 year framework from SP Energy Networks to take over the day to day management in Scotland.

Hugh is highly respected and  has a wealth of experience within the industry. He is a valuable member of the Senior Management team managing Operations in Scotland.

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Richard Fort
Regional Operations Manager (England)

Richard joined Optimum in March 2017 in advance of the new 4 year framework with SP Energy Networks. He has very quickly established Optimum in the region, growing to 25 staff in the space of a year. Richard is a key member of Optimum Senior Management team and is highly respected within the industry. 

Ritchie Graham
QHSE Manager

Ritchie joined Optimum in May 2017 as Training & Compliance Manager following on from the award of the new SP Energy Networks contract. Ritchie quickly built a strong team which is highly respected and sought after within  the industry.

Ritchie was promoted to QHSE Manager for Optimum in March 2019 and is key to the future development of the company.

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