Nathan's fascination with the energy sector led him to spend 15 years in the fuel industry, ascending from a Tanker Driver to the prestigious role of Regional Manager. His journey equipped him with transferable skills that has become the foundation of his success.
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Who is Nathan Lees?
Nathan Lees is our Group Operations Director, and he’s a dynamic force across our business and the renewable energy sector. He began his professional journey at 18 in Her Majesty’s Royal Air Force. During his nine-year tenure, he navigated the roads of Europe, and the skies, refuelling aircraft as part of the Airfield Support team. After his commendable service, Nathan’s fascination with the energy sector led him to spend 15 years in the fuel industry, ascending from a Tanker Driver to the prestigious role of Regional Manager. His journey equipped him with transferable skills that have become the foundation of his success.
Why did Nathan join Green Building Renewables?
Our commitment to quality and professionalism and the ambitious drive to become a market leader while staying rooted in local customer-centric values drew Nathan to our company. The emphasis on people, both internally and externally, resonated with him, as did the technical prowess to guide customers through the transition to renewable energy.
Away from the professional arena, Nathan’s home life revolves around a shared love for paddleboarding with his family. His attempt at a handstand on the board resulted in a comical incident involving a phone in the sea and a concussed niece, proving that even Group Directors have their entertaining misadventures.
Passions and Hobbies:
Beyond the boardroom, Nathan thrives on family-oriented activities. From playing and watching football with his children to paddleboarding along Cornwall’s picturesque coast, kayaking, walking along National Trust paths, and hitting the running track, Nathan finds joy in life’s simple pleasures.
Nathan has taken pride in building successful teams throughout his career. From aligning behaviours to nurturing talent and adapting to change, he understands that achieving targets is a collective effort. He relishes celebrating the success of each office when they win projects.
Motivated by self-pride and high personal expectations, Nathan’s work ethic is centred on building successful teams that pave the way for talent progression. His mantra, “Teamwork makes the dream work,” encapsulates his belief in collaborative efforts driving success.
Nathan describes the company’s culture as where employees and customers take centre stage. A positive and open atmosphere prevails, fostering a collective desire to succeed and work toward the company’s goals. Nathan emphasises the importance of this culture as the business continues to grow.
Nathan’s aspirations within the company include contributing to our growth through acquisitions, ensuring a smooth transition, and strengthening communication. His wealth of experience, passion for teamwork, and commitment to excellenceNathan stands as a testament to the company’s vibrant culture and bright future.