After a 20 year career in IT and Technology, Chris sold his software business in 2010 and made the move into the Energy business, focused on the oil distribution industry. Having launched a Fuel Distributor in West Yorkshire – Craggs Energy in 2011, he now acts as CEO for the Craggs Energy Group, which includes Craggs Energy, Craggs Fuel Cards, Antha Ltd (a UK wide online fuel distribution business) and Craggs Environmental (a UK wide oil and fuel services business). Group sales of around ￡50m in 2018, all parts of the business are driving change and bringing new approaches and ideas into their individual marketplace. Driven by Chris’s determination to invest and then leverage the latest technologies and a strong focus on strategic partnerships, all parts of the Group have been able to grow very quickly into significant players in their specific markets.
Rich joined Craggs Environmental after completing a full career in the Royal Marines. He brings with him a wealth of experience operating at all levels (junior to senior) dealing with significant challenges across the globe. This experience is being applied to Craggs Environmental and provides the business with the foundations for delivering 1st class customer service no matter the challenge. Rich is passionate about professionalism and ensuring Craggs Environmental is viewed as industry leading in the work they deliver – this is done through training, assessments and building further relationships with key partners.
Jeremy joined the fuel distribution industry in 2006 with a large regional fuel distributor based in the North of England. Over the course of his career, Jeremy progressed through a range of different operational roles including Transport Planner, Transport Manager, Depot Manager and Operations Manager. Jeremy joined our sister company Craggs Energy in 2012 and has helped shape the operations of Craggs Environmental as Group Operations Director since the companies launch. Jeremy graduated from Edge Hill University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management.
Ben first entered the fuel industry in 2010 and joined the Craggs Energy Group of companies in 2012. Having a solid grounding in the marketing of a fuel distribution business, the expansion into the fuel services industry was a logical step. Ben is passionate about the advantages of modern digital marketing techniques while also understanding the importance of more traditional and personal communication methods.
A graduate of both The University of Liverpool and The University of Chester Ben holds a Masters degree in marketing and an undergraduate degree in e-Business.