Meet the Team

Power Data Associates has a small but growing team who are all dedicated specialists in our field. We are all striving to provide an excellent service to our customers.

Tom Chevalier BSc (Hons) MIET

Managing Director

Tom is a professional Electrical Engineer whose career within the utility sector has spanned a range of commercial, technical, management, representational and leadership roles. Most recently developing Power Data Associates into the leading Meter Administrator and acting as consultant to the Association of Meter Operators (AMO). Tom has represented the industry on a number of industry groups currently including UMSUG, DWG and PAB.

David Lewis I.Eng MILP

Account Manager – North

David is an enthusiastic, experienced and knowledgeable professional in the exterior lighting industry with over 30 years’ experience of highway lighting design, construction, maintenance and contract management, gained from working in both the public and private sectors.

Simon Cole

Account Manager – South

A hardworking professional Customer Relationship Manager /Account Manager / Supply Chain Specialist working within the electricity utility industry. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport and working relationships with customers. Competent in articulating complex scenarios and solutions to all personnel and present vision, strategy, and ideas to senior management, cross-functional teams and all business partners.

Nigel Birchley

Business Consultant

Extensive experience of the unmetered supplies energy trading arrangements enables Nigel to understand, assist and resolve issues that our customers encounter in this area. Nigel now advises on accurately recording electrical equipment within an asset inventory so that energy saving initiatives are reflected in the consequent energy consumption calculations. Nigel has also assisted a number of companies through the charge code application process.

James Collins

Operations Analyst

Since 2010 James has developed a deep understanding of the intricacies of the unmetered trading arrangements. He keeps our systems running seven days a week. Assists customers and UMSOs with questions about how to optimise the unmetered arrangements.

Richard French

Operations Analyst

Richard brings his excellent spreadsheet skills to some of the more complex analytical and presentational activities. Richard and James in the operational team ensures we have operational cover all day and all week.

Bridget Chevalier


A former teacher Bridget now keeps the finances and HR issues in order. Ensuring that the correct money comes in and goes out to the right people.