Leadership

Alex Reading

CEO
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.

Ian Cartwright

COO
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.