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Our Leadership Team
We’ve built a team that are knowledgeable, experienced and dedicated.
Our team are essential for our continued growth. We see every member as a talent with the possibility to fuel LCM Environmental to the next level.
After a 20 year career in IT and Technology, Chris sold his software business in 2010 and made the move into the Energy business, focused on the oil distribution industry. Having launched a Fuel Distributor in West Yorkshire – Craggs Energy in 2011, he now acts as CEO for the ‘Craggs Energy Group’, which includes Craggs Energy, Craggs Fuel Cards, Antha Ltd (a UK wide online fuel distribution business) and LCM Environmental (a UK wide oil and fuel services business).
Group sales of around £50m in 2018, all parts of the business are driving change and bringing new approaches and ideas into their individual marketplace. Driven by Chris’s determination to invest and then leverage the latest technologies and a strong focus on strategic partnerships, all parts of the group have been able to grow very quickly into significant players in their specific markets.
Richard is passionate about using his trained business tools to maximise opportunity through education, analysis and implementation. He’s a strategic planner with significant experience in delivering challenging projects within timeframes and ahead of or on budget.
Throughout his 27 years operating globally as a Senior Military Leader in the Royal Marines, he focused on operational planning and delivery – tried and tested in benign and operational conditions.
He joined the ‘Craggs Energy Group’ in August 2017 with an aim to conduct a 3-month review of Craggs Environmental Ltd but after only 3-months, he was promoted to the role of Managing Direct for all of the companies within the group. His leadership was instrumental through the acquisition, change and integration process of ‘Clovemead Fuel Systems’ and ‘LCM Environmental Ltd.’
In his spare time, Richard enjoys all forms of exercise but primarily skiing. He used to be a keen rugby player but, with age, he’s accepted that it is now better to watch rather than play!
Business Development Director
A leading influencer across a variety of sectors including: water (surface & waste), Fuel Oil Distribution, Renewables and Telemetry.
James has spent over 15 years developing Pollution Prevention & Risk Management solutions following his background in engineering, project management and product development. He is a business leader with extensive experience in strategy formulation and implementation, combining both project management with business development skills to deliver the most efficient and compliant solution for each Power Critical high-risk application.
Focused on clear strategic planning, effective communication, and evaluation of key performance metrics.
Jeremy’s first job was at a fuels distribution business where he worked for 6 years before joining the ‘Craggs Energy Group’ in 2012, he then transferred to our environmental division in 2019; totalling 15 years worth of experience in the fuels and environmental sector.
At LCM Environmental, Jeremy is responsible for group compliance and health and safety. He develops all necessary policies, procedures and training to ensure safe and healthy working environments across all locations both on and off site.
Jeremy’s qualifications include: * BSc Business Management * NEBOSH * WAMITAB * Transport Manager CPC * DGSA
Paul brings to LCM Environmental over 30 years’ experience in the fuel industry after starting as a petroleum pipe fitter in 1991.
Since then, he’s progressed to becoming Divisional Manager of national fuel systems and environmental divisions before joining us 2 years ago as our Operations Director.
Paul has a wealth of technical knowledge, including problem-solving and critical-thinking direct all our operational activities to ensure our projects are effective and efficient.
Matthew comes with a full history of working in finance, from leaving school he quickly moved onto an apprenticeship as an accountant for a local chocolate production company. Matthew found his way into the fuel industry in 2010 where he worked for fuels distribution business, before joining ‘the Craggs Group’ as a Finance Manager in January 2013, eventually transferring over to our environmental division in May 2020.
Matthew is a dynamic Finance Manager bringing fresh ideas, processes and procedures to the finance function for the business along the way.
In his spare time, Matthew is very much a family man with 2 children, a wife and a Dalmatian dog. A lifelong Manchester Utd fan and season ticket holder, also a lover of all sports. Once of a day a football and cricket player, now a spectator and golf player as old father time has caught up.
Joseph is our very own home-grown team member! He attended an open day 6 years ago because our fuel distribution division was recruiting for a ‘Sales Apprentice’. After managing a range of successful projects across different aspects of the group, Joseph has settled within our environmental division and leading our sales team. He utilises his skills of adaptability and his ardent attitude to thrive within a challenge to our company.
In his spare time, he’s an avid cyclist, footballer and lover of the outdoors (but not camping!) he also has a number of horses which take up a lot of his and his fiancee’s time. He admits he enjoys a good night out and also any opportunity to eat good food.
His journey into the environmental engineering industry started when he was 20 years old with a Leeds based family-firm; as a confined space tank cleaner following his return from South Africa playing sports. He gained several years of site experience: decommissioning, cleaning and installing various oil storage tanks from underground storage tanks (UST) to heavy fuel oil (HFO) tanks – nationwide. After a few years of working on site and undertaking some essential qualifications and certificates he decided it was time to move into a more office based role because of his sports injuries.
He developed into an operations role within a civils company and completed health & safety qualifications including his NEBOSH general certificate. He has now been with LCM Environmental since November 2020, as our Project Manager and leads our civils, decommissioning and interceptor services. He also assists our operations team with general day-to-day operations and health & safety plus surveying and site visits. He occasionally gets his hands dirty and heads out onto site from time-to-time when his body allows him too!
He is looking forward to his future here with us and the opportunities that will continue to progress his knowledge and experience and build on his last 7 years in the industry.