About us

Established in 2017, Bluefield Operations Limited was created to satisfy the increasing demand for a high quality approach to O&M services in the solar industry. Our goal is to bring the Asset Owner perspective into the O&M business, and deliver high quality services in a pragmatic way.

Our highly motivated team have experience from many different businesses across the renewable energy sector. As well as an in-depth knowledge of O&M, our staff have a passion for solar and delivering a stand out service.

Our values

Our team values define, not only the excellence of the service provided, but also the company commitment towards a bigger purpose, building a more sustainable future:

Meet the team

Bluefield Operations is led by Howard Johns, a pioneer in the Solar industry with a wide range of experience from EPC, development and O&M. He is supported by a team of highly experienced individuals in Financial and Legal management.

Howard Johns
Howard Johns has led an award-winning solar business, a pioneering community-owned energy company and written a guide book to help others to do the same. Author of Energy Revolution –… Read more
Rob Tippett
Rob is Director of Operations. Rob has worked in the solar O&M sector for over 5 years, initially working on large commercial rooftop portfolios before moving onto larger ground mounted… Read more
Robert Ireland
Robert is a Chartered Accountant with 28 years’ worth of experience within the finance sector, having gained his qualifications during his very first position back in 1994, and quickly progressing… Read more
Gillian Mantle
Gillian represents the legal function in Bristol. As part of the Bluefield Group Legal Team and the Management Team for Bluefield Services and Bluefield Operations she is well placed to… Read more
Debra Russell
Debra Russell is our Bluefield Group HR Manager and has over 18 years’ experience in Human Resource Management (HRM). Debra continues to develop our people strategy to ensure Bluefield provides… Read more
Ben Vowles
Ben has been in the UK solar industry since 2011, initially working in procurement & logistics and later spent time with a wholesaler, designing and selling systems up to 50kV… Read more
Adriana Soares
Adriana joined Bluefield Operations Ltd in 2020 as an Assistant Portfolio Manager. Adriana manages nearly 50MW of solar assets and supports the office team and Field Service Engineers (FSE’s) with… Read more

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