Founded in 2012 and based in Greater Manchester, TinderBox provides outsourced energy management services to business. With a client base that spans the North, TinderBox serves businesses of all sizes, from SME’s to FTSE100’s.

TinderBox is for businesses that need to manage their energy spend more effectively in an era of rising energy prices. Our solutions are designed to increase profits by reducing energy overheads. Our approach is to build lasting relationships with our clients, based on mutual trust, integrity and collaboration.


Managing Director

Damian is a Chartered Energy Manager with sixteen years industry experience. He has held positions in the UK and overseas with Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton, Coffey International, Golder Associates and Wardell Armstrong. Most recently with United Utilities, he managed a £60m annual energy portfolio, leading on energy efficiency programmes, compliance and renewable energy deployment. At the Northwest Regional Development Agency, he led on Northwest England’s first climate change action plan, managing a £23m programme of regional energy activities.

Damian chairs the Energy Group of Manchester’s climate change action plan, Manchester: A Certain Future. He holds degrees from Imperial College London and Manchester University.






  • Win a business energy assessment

    TinderBox is offering five North West businesses the chance to show their energy bill who’s boss – for free. If your company is looking to fix its immediate energy headaches and shrink its energy spend for the long-term, we’re offering to get you started with......

  • Do Energy Investments Stack-Up?

    Commercial building owners in Greater Manchester are not convinced that a ‘greener’ building will consistently see higher rents and occupancy rates, but they acknowledge that energy efficiency improvements will reduce operating costs. Here at TinderBox, developers are telling us that the case for investing in......

  • ESOS Opportunity knocks?

    This month marks one year until government’s latest mandatory energy scheme comes into force. By 5th December 2015, the new Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) will require qualifying businesses* to complete an audit of energy use in buildings, operational processes and company transport. Here at TinderBox, we’re......

  • Tinderbox vs London Marathon

    On Sunday 26th April 2015, our Managing Director, Damian, will be using energy of a different sort as he staggers 26 miles through the streets of London for Action for Children. TinderBox are pleased to support Action for Children again, and we’re excited to help......