Professional Energy Purchasing strengthens its energy management team

Peter Levesley has joined Sheffield-based independent energy consultancy Professional Energy Purchasing (PEP) as a graduate trainee energy manager to bolster its Energy Management team.

This exciting position will play a vital role in helping businesses find long-term energy and carbon savings through energy efficiency solutions and plan for Net Zero.

Peter said: “This is the perfect opportunity for me to use my first-class honours degree in Renewable Energy Engineering and grow with the business. I love the fact that I will be able to help businesses make long-term savings as well as fight climate change.”

Energy management projects have grown significantly over the last 12 months at PEP with their existing clients looking for support with energy plans. The business has also successfully secured partnerships with the Sheffield, Barnsley and Rotherham Chambers of Commerce, along with Sheffield City Council, to deliver energy audits as part of a Low Carbon Business Support Grant.




Key hires and warehouse expansion further strengthens Mattress Online team

Mattress Online has added roles across its digital and commercial operations, bolstered by additional warehousing space at its Rotherham headquarters.

Alison Straw has joined as general operations manager with 10 years of experience. She will oversee operations across warehousing, logistics, customer service and dispatch for the online retailer.

Adam Blaxhall and Michael Rhodes have taken up roles in the Sheffield office as content strategist and e-commerce marketing manager, respectively. Adam spent 10 years with the Press Association and has a strong in-house and agency background. Michael joins the team from BT Plc, where he was responsible for delivering high-end performance.


Hydra Creative appoint new senior sales and account executive

A Sheffield dad who put Meadowhall on the map in his first job out of university is now charting a new career with a city firm.

Steve Molloy, 31, joined Google after completing his business and operations management degree at Sheffield Hallam University. He was a field operations lead – a role which included refining Google Maps in more detail – and one of his first projects was Meadowhall Shopping Centre. Steve also worked on plotting buildings worldwide and has now joined Woodseats-based Hydra Creative, as their new senior sales and account executive.

He said: “My experience is a big part of what I bring to Hydra. I feel good about joining Hydra, especially because everybody’s input is valued. That was very important to me.”