Our People

Tom Spaul

Tom has enjoyed a long and successful career as an Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer and Board Member with Veolia Environmental Services, the UK listed £1.5bn turnover subsidiary of Veolia Environnement, and its forerunners. Toms non-executive portfolio is focussed on roles to which he is transferring relevant skills and experience gained in his time with […]

Non Executive Chairman

Jim Aspin

As Managing Director of EDGE public solutions, Jim brings a wealth of senior, operational experience having held board positions at Highways Limited and Kendric Ash. Acting as coach and mentor to Chief Executives and Council Leaders level, Jim has led many Local Authority transformation programmes and has specific expertise in customer service, transport and revenues […]

Managing Director

Richard Hall

Richard has over 20 years experience in leading large workforces, holding senior operational roles for RAC, Royal Mail, Rentokil Initial and Kendric Ash. With a blend of public sector, blue-chip and regulated company experience, Richard has led large scale public sector transformation programmes and specialises in corporate operational strategy, organisational restructure and ‘Total Place’ solutions. Key areas […]

Operations Director

Brian Cotter

On joining EDGE public solutions Brian brought over 10 years of experience in senior operational roles within the telecoms industry and 6 years of leading transformation programmes across a number of Local Authorities. Brian specialises in transformation of planning, transport and customer services and is adept at implementing performance management systems and developing performance cultures. […]

Operations Director

Paul Eastwood

Prior to joining EDGE Paul had over 25 years of success in property management and operations across blue-chip, financial sector and public sector organisations. Over the last 5 years Paul has specialised in public sector change, with particular expertise in housing maintenance, transport and customer services delivering cultural change, service improvement and significant financial efficiencies […]

Operations Director

Chris Marsh

Chris has provided change leadership to Public Services since 2005 delivering a wide range of transformation projects. He has specific expertise in customer services, environmental services, transport and fleet. Currently (2017) HOS line managing SEN and Adults Transport in a London Borough delivering very significant savings plus improvements in service quality via contract and IT system […]


Steve Thompson

With over 25 years of Operations experience prior to joining Edge, Steve has enjoyed a successful career working within blue chip organisations and local authorities across a broad spectrum of technical disciplines. He has specialised in turnaround and change management programmes where organisational change impacts the key service deliverables and underpinned by the need to […]


Stuart Cooper

Stuart joined Edge with 25 years’ experience and a proven track record in a range of senior operational roles across a number of disciplines including; transport, financial services, contact centre management, housing, street scene / environment and legal services. Since 2005 Stuart has combined his public and private sector experience in the leading and delivery […]

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