Alex Reading

General Manager
Alex was one of the first employees at GHR and has been instrumental in growing the business into one of the UK’s leading developers of run-of river hydropower schemes. As well as his General Manager role, Alex is responsible for technical, hydrological, environmental, social and commercial appraisal of our portfolio of hydro schemes. Prior to joining us, Alex served for seven years in the British Army. He holds an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from Newcastle University.

Stephen Hutt

Chief Financial Officer
Stephen is responsible for the financial management and funding strategy for the company and its schemes. Prior to joining us, Stephen was Chief Executive at the Royal Highland & Agricultural Society of Scotland where, during his five-year tenure, the charity enjoyed record revenues, surpluses, and capital investment. He holds an honours degree in Business Studies and Accounting from Edinburgh University and qualified as an accountant with CIMA.

Ian Cartwright

Ian has made a career in renewable energy delivery including ocean, wind, and hydro energy. Ian built up and sold his family-owned business, J S Cartwright, to Scottish Hydro Contracting, then helped the new owners build it into a multi-million-pound division. Ian is responsible for the construction, delivery, operation, and maintenance of our portfolio of hydro schemes. He holds an honours degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Heriot Watt University and is a Chartered Engineer.