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Rupert Higgin

Rupert Higgin is the Managing Director of TGE Group, one of the UK’s leading renewable energy companies serving the domestic, commercial, agricultural and public sectors.  At TGE Group he has responsibility for business development, finance and strategy.

Rupert joined the TGE Group in February 2010 as a director and became managing director May 2011. In that short time the business has grown its turnover from £500k (2010) to a turnover of more than £18m by 2012.  

TGE Group was established in 2007 (previously known as The Green Electrician Group) and now offers a wide range of products and services including solar PV, solar thermal, heat pumps, biomass boilers, wind turbines, low energy lighting, maintenance and monitoring, energy management and procurement. Headquartered in Nantwich (Cheshire), the company employs more than 70 people and runs highly trained heat and electrical installation teams

Prior to joining TGE Group, Rupert set up, grew and sold China Boy North, the largest catering, hospitality and event hire companies in the UK.  While running the business he secured and fulfilled contracts with a number of blue chip events including; Wimbledon, Ascot, Twickenham and Henley.  Rupert went on to become Managing Director of Johnson Hospitality Services.

Rupert is also a non-executive director of RS Clare, one of the countries oldest family companies and a winner of The Queens Award for Enterprise (International Trade), and Wilson & Scott, a leading road marking contractors and winner of the Surrey Chamber of Commerce Business Award 2011.

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