Award Winning Energy and sustainability professional joins energy consultancy
Highly experienced energy project manager, Sam Arje, has joined TEAM to strengthen our suite of multi-discipline consultancy services to help customers realise their energy management needs and sustainability goals.
Arje has over 15 years’ experience in project management; with 7 of those years dedicated to driving down energy consumption and carbon emissions for UK based holiday organisation, Bourne Leisure. Whilst here, Sam established sustainability strategies across the group’s three brands, managed their £45m utility spend, and implemented energy projects for the group, including their company-wide internal energy management platform, and ESOS auditing as the internal lead assessor.
His professional successes include a 25% reduction in electricity consumption and a 45% reduction in carbon emissions during his tenure at Bourne Leisure. He also won the Energy Managers Association awards for the “’Best Energy Reduction Project through Organisational Behaviour Change 2017”, “Energy Management Team of the Year 2016” and Runner up “Energy Manager of the year”, Private Sector 2019.
Commenting on his appointment, Tim Holman, head of operations at TEAM said, “Sam’s sustainability achievements as an energy manager are remarkable. They represent many of the goals that our customers are working towards. His in-depth energy management insights, experience with budgeting and reporting, knowledge of up to date legislation, and general understanding of energy markets will bring many benefits to existing and new customers.
As a sustainability champion, we’re delighted to have Sam on board. He will be playing a key role in the development and expansion of our consultancy portfolio, adding notable value and ensuring the breadth of energy services meet the needs of the industry.”
In addition to his extensive career in project management, Sam is an experienced data analyst, market and social researcher. He previously worked as a Lead Analysis Programmer for TNS, part of the WPP group. He also has experience in offering consultancy and advice regarding trend analysis, working with customers, and business development.
“As someone who has thrived from delivering positive change through progressive energy projects, I will offer a great understanding of energy compliance, best practice and behaviour change for TEAM customers, while supporting the development of climate action within the services portfolio,” said Arje. “TEAM is a highly ambitious company driving sustainable change, seeing its strong reputation within the energy management industry continue to grow.
Businesses in the UK are waking up to the government’s net-zero challenge, and I’m looking forward to collaborating with TEAM’s customers to help them implement successful energy and sustainability strategies and amplify their contribution to significant environmental change.”
With this latest investment in talent, we are enabling genuine growth in our Energy Services portfolio, developing an expansive suite of services, to support organisations in reducing carbon emissions and realise their sustainability goals. As an experienced energy and sustainability manager, Arje understands the operational and strategic challenges that our customers face. His appointment affirms our commitment to build energy partnerships with customers, deliver successful energy management, and drive positive climate action.