Bight sparks behind digital transformation in facilities.

Gary Bark

Managing Director

Smart and Green Building Industry pioneer, with a global profile. Founder of Optimised Buildings and Optimised Spaces. Merged with Octego (now Optimised Energy) and formed the Optimised Group. Now 80+ employees with £8m turnover. Doubled turnover for the past 4 years with double digit Net profits and a unique position in the market. A passion for identifying value, ROI and compelling business outcomes to clients. Now leading the strategic direction of the business, with a focus on sales, marketing and innovation and hiring the best people in the industry to deliver our growth strategy. A seasoned sales professional, with drive and passion for business start-ups and leadership into new markets. High level relationships with Channel Partners and industry professionals globally. 

John Waters

Operations Director

Automation / Controls professional in both manufacturing and buildings. Deep application knowledge of HVAC from a design, implementation and operation. More than 10 years experience with Trend BMS and provided significant feedback to Trend over the years to enhance the product while managing the Pfizer site in Kent as Principle Controls engineer. Experienced in troubleshooting, project management, design and energy management within the buildings environment. More than 8 years experience in validation of control systems in the Pharmaceutical environment.

Kevin O'Connor

Account Director

Experienced Business Development with a demonstrated history of working in the environmental services industry. Skilled in Negotiation, HVAC, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Electrical Wiring, and Sales Management. Strong business development professional graduated from The Nottingham Trent University.

Steve Dickinson

Senior Projects Manager

Vastly experienced National Senior Project Programme Manager who has worked in a global business delivering Major National Projects from inception to completion. Utilising his experience as an Approved Electrician developed within a business to bring client focused Projects to a satisfactory completion. Driving the changes within a business to perform to a higher standard as well as striving to ensure that all Projects comply with current H&S and CDM regulations. Steve would rather sit with a client face to face as his passion for delivery shines in this environment. Steve's role as Senior Project Manager at the Optimised Group is to take the Team to the next level on site whilst making sure all the procedures, policies, roles and responsibilities are in place and being used. Meeting the install Teams on site is a key indicator to Steve as he can make changes immediately as well as being able to understand the challenges the install teams face on a day to day basis. Additional to this, keeping the Board of Directors informed of financial KPI'S as well as progress on sites whilst producing business cases to drive the business forward is another of Steve's key deliverables. 

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109-112 Lancaster House,

Amy Johnson Way



01253 209000


Kings Court,

87 High Street

Nailsea, Bristol

BS48 1AW

01275 859100


1 Ivanhoe Office Park,

Ivanhoe Park Way,

Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire LE65 2AB

0333 370 2021


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62 Bell Road


Kent ME10 4HE

0333 370 2023

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