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About Living Fuels
Established in 2007 from a small company in East Anglia, Living Fuels has expanded across the UK and now have over 450 used cooking oil tanks at household waste recycling centres, public sector establishments and food manufacturers.
Our head office can now be found in Nottingham but our state-of-the-art recovery facility is still located in Hockwold, Norfolk – we’re proud of our East Anglia connection. We also have a combined heat and power (CHP) unit and power stations in Suffolk, West Yorkshire, Norfolk and Kent; helping to keep the lights on across the UK.
Living Fuels are passionate about recycling and all things sustainable. We also love to work alongside charities and can be found undertaking sponsored events and fund-raising campaigns throughout the year. Pop over to our news page for more information.
The REG Group
REG Bio-Power is a subsidiary of Renewable Energy Generation, who specialise in the financing, construction and operation of wind farms throughout the UK. Both REG Holdings and REG Bio-Power are dedicated to reducing CO2 emissions, enabling the country to achieve its energy target of 20% of complete energy generation from renewable sources by 2020.
Have a question? We’d love to hear from you.
You can call us on: 0115 8534327
Or e-mail us at: email@example.com
We also have a postal address, if you’d like to write us a letter:
15 Wheeler Gate
For any press related enquiries, please contact Penny:
Ian Collins - Managing Director
Ian joined REG Bio-Power as Managing Director in 2008 from international manufacturing group Plastic Omnium Urban Systems, where he was Managing Director of the UK environmental services and products division. Previously, Ian had been involved in the environmental industry as a General Manager with the waste services company, Cleanaway. Ian has also had experience within the restaurant industry as a senior manager with both Pizza Hut and Harvester.
Rob Murphy - Operations Director
Rob Murphy was appointed Operations Director of REG Bio-Power in 2008. A qualified mechanical engineer, Rob has spent 15 years building national and international operational infrastructures for retail, manufacturing and distribution businesses operating in Europe, North America and Asia. Prior to joining REG Bio-Power, Rob was Managing Director of the Supply Chain Partnership Ltd. Rob is married with three sons and is a keen Liverpool fan.
Stephen Booth - Development Director
Stephen joined REG Bio-Power in January 2010, after working with REG on freelance basis since 2007. He has been in the energy industry for over 25 years, and has worked on a wide variety of conventional and renewable power and energy projects including Gas Turbines, Reciprocating Engines, CHP, CCGT, Wind Turbines, Waste to Energy and Large Combustion Plant. His experience spans project management in power station construction, energy management posts with Shell and BP, and senior project development roles with both Yorkshire Electricity and Viridian. More recently he held senior management roles in two major power consultancies. His interests are keeping fit and when time permits, golf.
Joanne Butcher - Accounts and Administration
After relocating to Nottingham, Jo has finally found a home at REG Bio-Power, where she looks after all of the company’s accounting and administration needs. Jo has previously worked for Trinity Protection Systems and The Linde Group. In her spare time, Jo helps out at a local dog rescue centre and loves catching up with friends over a coffee.
Penny Reeve - Marketing Co-ordinator
With a background in both public and private sectors and time away teaching abroad, Penny has settled back into life in the UK and has taken on the role of PR & Marketing Co-ordinator for REG Bio-Power. Penny is responsible for supporting both new and existing clients with positive PR, as well as assisting with the promotion of the company and its rapidly expanding works. Penny's interests outside of work include a love for music and cinema, editing a local culture magazine and playing roller derby.
Louise Murphy - Customer Services
Louise has spent the past 12 years bringing up her three boys; Jack, Tommy & Lewie. Now all the boys are in school, Louise has returned to work part time with Living Fuels as Customer Services Coordinator, looking after our 400+ clients. Louise’s early career was in purchasing, working in several Nottingham based manufacturing companies.
Rui Costa - Processing Manager
Rui da Costa, joined Living Fuels in December 2009, having previously worked in the Waste and Recycling Industry with Freedom Recycling. Rui is responsible for the entire production process of our patented biofuel, LF100, and is based at our Hockwold operation where he maintains our strict production procedures. Rui is married with 2 daughters and his interests include most sports and visiting the gym.
Stuart Cobb - Tanker Driver
Stuart, has joined the team after 10 years of service in the army. His responsibilities include providing excellent customer service; collecting UCO from our clients around the country; providing correct paperwork in line with legislation and keeping our tanker clean. Stuart is a keen runner and enjoys camping.
Neil Plumb - Engineering Manager
With a background in the motor industry, Neil’s previous job was as a worldwide service engineer with MAN, maintaining large, slow speed diesel engines in power stations and ships. Neil now looks after the Living Power renewable energy facilities, making sure that they are properly maintained and ready to run. In his spare time, Neil enjoys skiing and golfing (badly).