Liverpool Solar Energy Firm appoint Wakefield CEO Jo Haigh as Non-Executive Director.

17 January 2017 |
by Rachel Gill

Multi-award winning Jo Haigh, CEO of fds Director Services Limited has been appointed as the Non-Executive Director of Solgain UK, based in Liverpool.

Solgain UK, a leading provider of renewable energy solutions, has appointed Jo to support the company in its continued growth and assist as it works towards the company’s vision of becoming the market leader for the installation of solar panels, battery storage and renewable energy solutions for local authorities, housing associations and commercial projects throughout the UK.

With over 30 years’ experience in electrical, building and insulation technologies Solgain is committed to creating positive and harmonious relationships with tenants and providing a green energy solution that will help housing associations and tenants alike reduce their energy costs.

The appointment of Jo Haigh further strengthens the current ambitious management team at Solgain and is in line with their commitment to achieving continued growth and innovation in the green energy sector.

Jo Haigh was named NED of the year in the national Non-Executive Director awards in association with Peel Hunt and the Sunday Times and is the CBI first woman in business services.

Jo said “I have worked with the guys from Solgain for a while now on various transactions and was so proud to then be asked to join as a NED. I know this company has a great future and I am looking forward to being a part of it.”

Edward Reed, the shareholder at Solgain UK, said of the appointment “We are delighted to have Jo on board at Solgain UK. Jo has been supporting us in several different areas for a while now and, as we have seen a hugely positive impact as a result of that, it made sense to retain her as part of the team to help us achieve our ongoing business goals. We know she will always be honest with us and work with us to achieve the best for our business”.


Solgain UK Ltd ( is the leading provider of renewable energy solutions and have over 30 years’ experience in electrical, building and insulation technologies.

Solgain UK:

  • Installs solar photovoltaic systems to help reduce carbon footprint minimising the impact of ever increasing energy costs.
  • Provide ‘turnkey’ services from design through programme management to installation
  • Lead in innovation and explore all new opportunities in the market in collaboration with our partners

Its customers range from small residential portfolios to large pan European organisations across the private, public and voluntary sectors.

Solgain UK is accredited to all the required industry standards.

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