John, the founder at Joule Group, has been involved in the delivery of a stream of high profile projects globally. John is the creative thinker at the heart of Joule, working with our team and the broader project team to deliver innovative solutions.
Over his career he has been based in Ireland, United Kingdom, Australia and the United Arab Emirates. John is a highly-experienced technical fire engineer and has also developed expertise to enable him to provide the full life cycle of fire engineering services through design, construction and operation.
As a co founder and Director, John is a visionary force in the creation of Joule Group. John sets the strategic goals and objectives of the company. He has an excellent global network and is very well respected in the industry. This allows John to drive the business forward through continued development of key strategic relationships.
Successfully established and managed fire engineering teams and businesses throughout his career. Chartered Fire Engineer. A strong track record of mobilizing and leading teams to deliver fire engineering services.
Alan Matthews, CFO, Joule Group. Alan drives the financial goals of the company and leads the funding strategy for the Group. Alan is a finance professional with 25 years’ experience in investment banking and private equity finance.
Alan qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PWC in its London office and is a member of the UK’s Securities & Investment Institute, a fellow of the ICAEW, and an alumnus of the London Business School.
Mick Lannon, Director Digital Solutions, Mick is dedicated and focused on developing and delivering the innovative digital solutions of the Joule Group. Combining the experience and expertise of the consulting business with best of breed technology the Group is uniquely placed to disrupt the market.
Mick is an experienced Sales and Solution Design Director with extensive knowledge of business change and managed service outsourcing. He specialises in delivering and selling software systems solutions for operational management control and business process improvement . He has qualifications in Electronic and Software Engineering.
Ray is the NI Practice Leader specialising in innovative Fire Engineering solutions, Fire Risk Assessment and Fire Safety Management. Ray is a Chartered Engineer and has provided fire safety engineering advice throughout the UK and Ireland on a wide range of complex projects.
Ray has an extensive track record in the design; administration and the delivery of a wide range of high profile Fire Engineering projects. Ray is an innovative mind who thinks outside the box and is continually striving to change the ‘norm’ in fire engineering with ground breaking techniques.
David is the Director of Middle East Operations at Joule Group. He leads a team focused on technical excellence and design efficiency with the ability to deliver large and complex projects on time and within budget.
Through his diverse international project portfolio David has acquired the knowledge to successfully deliver projects across the UK, Middle East and Asia. He is a strong leader who uses his technical expertise, leadership and negotiation skills to ensure success.
Kevin, Joule Group Finance Manager, is responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial management, from developing and monitoring strategic and operational plans/budgets to ensuring robust internal control systems and effective reporting mechanisms throughout.
With over 20 years’ experience as a senior finance professional operating in ‘niche expanding markets’, Kevin has developed a strong overall business acumen and appreciation of what is required to ensure the finance function effectively supports and enhances overall business operations. He is a CIMA-qualified accountant.
Michael looks after the work winning and marketing functions and ensures that Joule Group maintains a focus on our Clients’ needs and drivers. He achieves this through understanding pricing strategies, in depth knowledge of clients, improving bidding processes and creating innovative proposals. He also maintains Joule’s strong digital media presence in thought leadership.
Over his career he has been based in the UK, mainland Europe and the UAE. Michael’s degree and masters in International Relations is combined with 10 years in the construction sector. This combination gives him a deep insight into the macro and micro economic causes for growth or decline in the sectors and regions in which we operate.