NAV Water Experts

ESP are known for its water industry expertise with a combined water industry experience of over 210 years.

Steve Morris

  • ESP Job role & experience:
    MD of ESP Water and member of the ESPUG Exec Team.  35 years experience across a range of Utilities
  • Expertise:
    Multi utilities – electricity, gas, water, heat.
  • Qualifications:
    Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the IET, Life Fellow of the Institute of Asset Management, MBA
  • How I support ESP clients:
    The ESP team are focused on delivering solutions that help our construction and developer clients unlock value from their utility connections
  • Outside of the office:
    Previously the head of Institute of Asset Management
Steve Morris Portrait

Mike Connell

  • ESP Job role & experience:
    Head of Water – 20 years
  • Expertise:
    All things NAV and Water Developer services
  • Qualifications:
    B.SC (Hons), Accredited assessor with the Institute of Customer Service (ICS), Member of the Institute of Water
  • How I support ESP clients:
    Simplifying Water designs, technical advice
  • Outside of the office:
    Qualified Football Ref. On the field with Vardy in his early career
Mike Connell Portrait

Ryan O’Sullivan

  • ESP Job role & experience:
    Wastewater Network manager – 17 years
  • Expertise:
    SuDS, SABs, Nutrient Neutrality, GIS
  • Qualifications:
    BSC Hons, Chartered Member of the Royal Geographical Society, and member of CIWEM
  • How I support ESP clients:
    Vesting of assets, innovation on the network Ofwat applications
  • Outside of the office:
    Plays the drums and is a fan of the ‘Middle of Lidl’
Ryan O'Sullivan Portrait

Peter Golightly

  • ESP Job role & experience:
    Network Engineer Water & Waste – 25 years
  • Expertise:
    SME for wastewater for all technical knowledge including Pumping stations
  • Qualifications:
    B.SC, Member of the Institute of Water
  • How I support ESP clients:
    Rapid wastewater design approvals – advise on value added engineering solutions
  • Outside of the office:
    Lover of dogs and walks on the Moors
Peter Golightly Portrait

Aderemi Ogidi

  • ESP Job role & experience:
    Water Programme Co-Ordinator
  • Expertise:
    Project managing – APM accredited and Prince 2 certified
  • Qualifications:
    Masters in Project & Programme management
  • How I support ESP clients:
    Leads the Ofwat application process and engagement with regulators
  • Outside of the office:
    Likes to organise parties, events and baking
Aderemi Ogidi Portrait

Kevin Leaver

  • ESP Job role & experience:
    Network Design – 38 years
  • Expertise:
    Design of wastewater, pumping stations and water networks for housing developers
  • Qualifications:
    Two Degrees in Engineering and Design
  • How I support ESP clients:
    Optimisation of network design and approvals – support with Pumping Station design
  • Outside of the office:
  • Expert Tree Surgeon
Kevin Leaver Portrait