Ridge appoints Neil Lovett as Technology Director

06 May 2022

We are thrilled to welcome Neil Lovett to Ridge in the new role of Technology Director.

Neil joins from Britvic Soft Drinks where he spent seven years leading IT delivery and strategy across its Finance and Procurement functions.

Neil’s new role holds overall responsibility for the IT strategy and delivery at Ridge, as well as taking a holistic view of technology, leading on operations and support, transformational change, data and analytics, and project management.

As Ridge continues to grow, Neil will play a crucial role in developing our infrastructure, application architecture and processes. Through technology, we will continue to deliver our award-winning services in a progressive and agile way – maximising efficiency while enhancing customer service and quality.

Neil has an illustrious career history, having provided IT consultancy to businesses including O2, SSE and Vodafone before his last role at Britvic. Prior to this, Neil achieved a first-class degree in Computer Science and a doctorate in Quantum Computing. He has also held roles at British Gas and at the University of Calgary, Canada, where he took a two-year position as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate.