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Hear about Steve’s experience during his two-year appointment as President of the Guild.
Steve will share his initial hopes and ambitions for the role, along with an update on his accomplishments which will leave a lasting legacy on the Guild’s future. We look forward to hearing about some of the highlights of his appointment!
We will also be welcoming our incoming President, CEO of J Murphy & Sons, John Murphy, who will share his views on the sector, the role of the Guild, his ideas on taking the Guild forward over the next two years and no doubt, the challenging times we face given the current Covid-19 situation.
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Steve Fraser, CEO, Cadent Gas
Accountable for serving c.11 million customers across 4 gas distribution networks by operating the system and maintaining it safely as well as running the National Gas Emergency Number on behalf of all distribution networks.
Steve has over 20 years’ experience of managing and transforming infrastructure business’ latterly as Chief Operating Officer and a main board Director of the FTSE100 water company United Utilities.
Steve has a degree in Management Studies and a Masters in Engineering Management from UMIST, he holds a diploma in Advanced Management from Harvard University.
After leaving education Steve trained in utilities operations working across water, electricity and latterly High Pressure Gas pipelines.
He became a Director of Bethell Group where he worked to establish them as a leading player in the energy services sector prior to joining United Utilities in 2005 to run the global outsourcing division Energy and Contracting Services working across the UK Europe and The Middle East. Steve then became Managing Director of United Utilities Water in 2010 and from there joined the main board as Chief Operating Officer.
John Murphy, CEO, J Murphy & Sons
John was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January 2018. He joined the business in 2003 as a civil engineer and developed a broad range of experience working across the company’s key sectors and capabilities. John has worked on notable projects such as the London power tunnels for the Olympic Park project in 2012, as well as the South Wales expansion pipeline for National Grid. Following his time on projects, he successfully led the Murphy business across the North of England as Managing Director, and was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2017. He is a fellow of the Institute of Civil Engineers, and recently completed the Harvard Business School Advanced Management Programme. John is the grandson of company founder John Murphy and also represents the company on joint venture boards both in the UK and abroad.