Friday February 28, 2020

On steady ground: Ervia and the responsibility of running three national utilities

Running three national utilities is a challenge for any company, but Ervia knows that a good strategy has a strong foundation, writes Quinton O’Reilly

5th November, 2017
Ashling Cunningham, chief information officer, Ervia

Being a commercial semi-state utilities company puts Ervia in a unique position. Responsible for Gas Networks Ireland, Irish Water, and Aurora Telecom, it has a responsibility not just to provide services that are safe and high standard but ones that reach the entirety of the country.

The company has gone through significant changes in recent years, having sold Bord Gais in 2014 and changing its name to Ervia. Despite the name changes, the responsibilities grow.

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