Meet Our Team.
Experience, Expertise and Vision.
Our team will strive to foster: great relationships, loyalty and an excellent experience. We’re not just dedicated to saving you money for your business, we’re committed to helping you explore the network, control your fleet spend and pinpoint your fuel consumption.
With carbon-reduction in mind, we can support you to reduce your expenditure, give you the option to offset your carbon and talk through helpful EV options.
Let us introduce ourselves; meet our team.
Our Leadership Team.
Chris sold his software business in 2010, after a 20 year career in IT and Technology, to move into the Energy industry and launched Craggs Energy as a Fuel Distributor in West Yorkshire. He is now the Chairman for ‘The Craggs Energy Group’ which includes: Craggs Energy, Moorlands, Green Arc, Green Arc Fuel Cards and LCM Environmental.All aspects of the businesses are driving change, bringing new approaches and ideas into the marketplace. Driven by Chris’s determination to invest and then leverage the latest technologies with a strong focus on strategic partnerships, the businesses have grown to significant players – quickly.
Group Managing Director
In August 2017, Richard joined the ‘Craggs Energy Group’ conducting a 3-month review. His leadership was instrumental in the acquisition, change and integration process so, he was promoted to Managing Director. Throughout his 27 years operating as a Senior Military Leader in the Royal Marines globally. He applies his operational planning and delivery – tried and tested in benign and operational conditions to strategic planning, significant experience and trained business tools maximising opportunity within the business. He enjoys all forms of exercise especially skiing. He was a keen rugby player, but with age, he’s accepted it is better to just watch!
Matthew became Managing Director in 2022 to lead the company in delivering our future growth strategy. He joined the group in 2018 after working in the downstream fuel industry for three decades and has operated within a number of reputable companies, reshaping their sales strategy and increasing their commercial offerings.
His main focus is the transition to low carbon and the utilising greener alternatives to heat and generate power. He’s worked closely with prominent traders enabling our team to offer, guide and educate our customers on the benefits of using greener solutions such as: carbon offsetting and using HVO fuel.
Ben is an integral cog in our machine and one of our longest serving team members! Born on the border of Lancashire and Yorkshire, he’s proud to call both counties ‘home’. Since graduating from his master’s degree in Marketing and Management, following his ebusiness undergraduate degree, he’s spent 12 years in the fuel industry. He’s a pro’ in all things marketing and networking overseeing the wider ‘Craggs Energy Group’s marketing activities and strategy. Outside of work, he is a keen follower of England Rugby and holds a license for clay pigeon shooting – which he claims to be ‘reasonably successful’ at!
Chief Finance Officer
Jason joined ‘The Craggs Group’ in July 2020 as our CFO. He has over 20 years’ of strong experience within Senior Finance roles across a variety of sectors, including Energy, Transport, IT and Telecoms. His passion stems from his demonstrated success for generating growth and shareholder value. He ensures finance is integrated within the heart of the business adding value and driving improvements. His analytical mind enables the long-term health and financial stability of the business. Jason is a qualified chartered accountant qualifying with Ernst & Young, with extensive experience ranging from PLCs to start-up’s, M&A, integration and private equity.
Kevin has over 10 years’ experience in the fuel card industry, providing fuel card and fleet management solutions for large vehicle fleets, blue chip companies, trade associations and buying groups. Kevin is a people-person who goes the extra mile for his colleagues and customers. He achieved ‘Shell UK Reseller’s Top Sales Person’ in 2017.He enjoys eating out – his favourite being Chinese (Salt & Pepper Ribs) or Indian (Chicken Tikka Cheese Shahi). He’s a car, gadget and technology fanatic – especially Apple! He loves travelling and has been fortunate to travel to: America, Cuba, Mexico, Turkey & Spain to name a few!
Zak joined us in November 2021, his role includes managing and having an overview our finance accounts and functions, stock control and FIFO calculations. He’s achieved a first-class degree in Accounting and Finance at Manchester Metropolitan University. He gained 2 and a half years’ experience by participating in a graduate programme for an Electronic Office Supplies and Products distributor. He’s furthering his credentials by working towards his ACCA qualification. In his spare time, he goes to the gym, plays football for AFC Lytham (where he’s played since he was six years old) and spends time with his friends and family.
Our Greenarc Team.
Fuel Card Specialist
Zee joined us in March 2019, he looks forward to helping our customers match their fleet requirements with an ideal fuel card. Zee is a family man, with one son. He achieved a degree in International Fashion Marketing which is why he loves shopping for new clothes. His favourite food is a mixed kebab which he treats himself to every Friday night after a hard week at work. When he’s not pushing for sales completions and saving his accounts money, he loves to watch tv series’ such as: The Sopranos and the Queen Of The South in his spare time.
Fuel Card Specialist
Brad is one of our Sales Executives who joined us in 2021, he’s got the know-how to assist people in making the right fuel card choices for handling their unique fleet needs. His motivation to be a top seller is what drives him to always make sure that you’ve got the best price and card based on your requirements. His accomplishments include gaining a huge 180,000 litres a month in the first year of selling fuel cards! In his spare time, you’ll find him fishing with Ash, watching one of his favourite marvel films or cheering on Liverpool Football Club at Anfield!
Ash is a Sales Executive in our team. He has over five years’ experience in Oil and Energy, four being in Fuel Cards with a background in Solar Energy too. He has accomplished many different qualifications which includes: a National Diploma in Business and Retail. He is also very skilled in coaching and development, with a NVQ in Leadership and Management. Competition motivates him and always working to be the best he can be for his accounts. He is interested in a variety of sports including Football and F1. He also loves to go fishing with Brad!
Fuel Card Specialist
Jack joined our growing team in 2022 as one of our talented Sales Executives. He has just under 10 years worth of experience in the fuel industry and brings with him a wealth of fuel card experience from working in the past for multiple fuel companies in the industry. He’s covered most aspects in his career, working his way up from customer service to sales, making him great at account management here at Greenarc Fuel Cards. He spends most of his time out of work mainly with his son exploring the beautiful Lancashire countryside and the surrounding counties.
Fuel Card Specialist
Kayleigh was welcomed to our team in the beginning of 2022 and brings with her over 15 years’ experience in sales. Quickly, she made a vast impact and settled into the role well by regularly hitting the top spot in sales statistics. She enjoys family time with her three children: Leah, Olivia and Charlie. In her spare time, she loves to go out with them and her wife, Alex, they all love the outdoors and going on adventures together. Admittedly, she’s a massive foodie, loves to cook for her family and often brings goodies into the office for us to enjoy!
Claire is our Sales and Customer Relations Executive and is a vital bridge between our sales team and customers ensuring everything is running smoothly with customer accounts. With her 2.5 years fuel card retention and account manager experience, she helps our existing customers with any needs or issues they may have, offering a high level of customer care. In our customer service team, we have every confidence that once you’re with us, you’re in safe hands! She has a real flair for building and maintaining customer relationships. Outside of work Claire has two beautiful children and a cute sausage dog!
Having worked in the fuel card industry for two and a half years, plus she’s gained five years bulk fuel sales and customer service experience; Donna is a welcomed asset to our team. This experience means that as part of our Customer Sales team she can provide professional advice regarding any queries customers have, ensuring a successful relationship between us and our customers. Donna loves the opportunity to connect with all our accounts and add value to ensure we’re both optimising results. When Donna isn’t at work she enjoys live music events and is an avid Liverpool Football Club fan.
Leah joined us in summer 2021 as our finance apprentice. Working within finance has been something she’s always wanted to do. She credit checks our new applications, reports and ensures our customers’ accounts are accurate and up-to-date. Since starting with us, she’s able to put her College learning in to practice. There is always something new for her to learn as we develop– which is very exciting! She’s motivated to continue working with us, learning more tasks and completing her AAT qualification. She loves eating pasta at restaurants as her family are Italian! She enjoys trying different cocktails and travelling!
Admin & Finance
Gabby joined our admin and finance team in November 2021 and her responsibilities includes: processing each card order and posting them out to our customers. She creates efficient and effective methods for credit checks and coordinates and executes financial transactions and activities such as tracking payments. She’s qualified with an AAT Level 2 and Business Admin NVQ Level 3 which gives her the skills she needs! She has two cats called Binx and Pascal. In her spare time, she loves crafting, making fudge, cakes and cards plus she sews, knits and does pyrography. James Blunt is her favourite musician!