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CONTACT OUR CONNECTIONS ENGINEERS

Being able to talk to our team is something our connections customers told us was important. Whether you’re applying for a new connection and want to explore your options or have an existing project you'd like to discuss, you can pick up the telephone and speak to one of our experts. 


  • CONTACT OUR COMMERCIAL ENGINEERS

    For Extra High Voltage (EHV) connections of 10MW or above, contact our Commercial Engineers.  

    Martin Bell
    Commercial Engineer
    Contact Details: 0191 2294648 / 07894 399001
    Responsible for: Consett, Durham, Seaham, Darlington, Hartlepool, Stockton (North Tees) and Billingham.

    Elliot Dixon
    Commercial Engineer
    Contact Details: 07889764781  
    Responsible for: York, Harrogate, Scarborough, Malton and Middlesbrough (South Tees)

    Andrew Conner
    Commercial Engineer
    Contact Details: 0191 2294386 / 07834 575608
    Responsible for: Newcastle, Hexham, Alnwick, Gateshead, Sunderland and Washington.

    Howard Kirke
    Commercial Engineer
    Contact Details: 0113 2415246 / 07860 911696
    Responsible for: Hull, Driffield, Beverley, Selby, Goole, Sheffield, Barnsley, Wakefield, Castleford, Doncaster, Grimsby, Scunthorpe and Gainsborough.

    Ian Machin
    Commercial Engineer
    Contact Details: 0113 2415237  / 07778 223110
    Responsible for: Leeds, Bradford, Skipton, Halifax and Huddersfield.

  • CONTACT OUR DESIGN TEAM MANAGERS

    For Low Voltage (LV) and High Voltage (HV) connections of up to 10MW, contact our Design Team. 

    David Pope
    Design Team Manager
    Contact Details: 0113 2415204 / 07545 434498
    Responsible for: Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Halifax, Skipton and Keighley.

    Craig Burt
    Design Team Manager 
    Contact Details: 0113 227 4354  / 07801 317 143
    Responsible for: York, Scarborough, Whitby, Harrogate, Ripon, Hawes and Northallerton.

    Dave Murray 
    Design Team Manager
    Contact Details: 0191 2294394 / 07714 226550
    Responsible for: Sunderland, Durham, North/South Tyne, Wooler, Belford and Otterburn.

    Richard Proctor
    Contact Details: 0113 241 5303 / 07921 112 352
    Responsible for: Wakefield, Castleford, Sheffield, Doncaster, Barnsley, Hull, Selby, Scunthorpe and North Lincolnshire.

    Jim Cummings
    Design Team Manager
    Contact Details: 0191 3877339 / 07734 289647
    Responsible for: Durham, Bishop Auckland, Newton Aycliffe, Wear Valley, Teesside and Redcar.  

  • COMPETITION IN CONNECTIONS (CiC)

    Independent Connections Providers (ICPs) and Independent Distribution Network Operators (IDNOs) in our region should contact our dedicated CinC team or email cinc.connections@northernpowergrid.com

    Clare Roberts 
    Connections Input Services Operations Manager
    Northeast and Yorkshire licence areas
    Contact Details : 07809 584474 cinc.connections@northernpowergrid.com

    Leo McNeice
    Connections Input Services Operations Engineer (competitive connections) 
    Northeast and Yorkshire licence areas
    Contact Details:  0788 5711434  

    Jeff Graham 
    Connections Input Services Operations Engineer (competitive connections) 
    Northeast and Yorkshire licence areas
    Contact Details: 07894 096820  

  • CONTACT OUR Delivery Programme Managers

    Following acceptance of a connection offer or to discuss any on-site issues you can contact our Field Operations Engineers. 

    Andrew Hunter                                  
    Programme Manager - Connections and Diversions
    Contact Details: 0191 2294908 
    Responsible for: Tyne & Wear, Northumberland and County Durham

    Ian Cannon                       
    Programme Manager - Connections and Diversions
    Contact Details : 0113 2274310  
    Responsible for: North Yorkshire

    Steve Crawford        
    Programme Manager - Connections and Diversions
    Contact Details: 01642 258143  
    Responsible for: Teesside

    Andy Loveday   
    Programme Manager - Connections and Diversions
    Contact Details: 07747 757 605 
    Responsible for: West Yorkshire

    Dean Akers
    Programme Manager - Connections and Diversions
    Contact Details: 0113 227 4930  
    Responsible for: South Yorkshire and North Lincs

    Gary Owen
    Programme Manager - Connections and Diversions
    Contact Details: 07894 399007   
    Responsible for: Humber Estuary