Meet the team

RUMM have a strong and growing team of highly qualified and motivated staff.

steve lloyd Meet the team

Dr Steve Lloyd
Co-Founder & Chairman
BEng (Tech), PhD

Steve is a Mechanical Engineer and holds a PhD in Thermodynamics. Once a practicing Energy Manager, Steve has been involved in Energy Management and associated activity since 1984. He is responsible for developing the best service for our key customers by incorporating our research findings into our methodology. He remains abreast of research in the energy field and works to apply this research for the benefit of our customers. LinkedIn




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Jamie Watkins
Co-Founder & Sales Director

Jamie has a first class degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Computer Science.
Involved in setting up and running businesses for over 15 years, Jamie drives forward Sales and Marketing in the business and develops strategic partnerships. He has been at the forefront of shaping the commercial offering and continues to focus on growing the business.




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Steve Thomas
Commercial Director
CEng, BSc (Hons), MIMechE, FHEA

Steve is a chartered Mechanical Engineer and was also a co-founder of RUMM.
His area of expertise lies in the field of industrial and project management and it is these skills he brings to the table in ensuring all the commercial aspects of RUMM are dealt with efficiently and effectively. These skills come to the fore when heading up RUMM's regular strategic planning sessions. Steve is full time at the University of South Wales as their Research & Engagement Fellow and is our conduit to research links and talented graduates.




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Dr Russell Payne
Operations Director
BSc (Hons), PhD

Russell has a degree in Energy and Environmental Technology and a PhD in Thermodynamics.
Russell has worked in the field of energy management for 13 years. He was the first Energy Manager employed by RUMM and helped make the company the success it is today. Russell now heads up Operations. His technical expertise and knowledge ensure RUMM are leaders in energy management and delivery for our customers.