Speaker : Alan Pickering


Alan Pickering is the Deputy Facilities/Energy Manager at the Ricoh Arena Coventry.

Alan is a time served Electrical/Mechanical Engineer with over 40 years’ experience within the leisure industry.

The Ricoh Arena first opened its doors 12 years ago and Alan started that very first day when opening to the public. Alan was employed as an Electrical Technician, working as part of a small team of 3. Alan was promoted to Deputy Facilities and Energy Manager in 2008.  His roles and responsibilities are to manage a small in-house maintenance team plus contractors, managing the energy and maintenance of the whole site; which includes a casino, 121-bedroom hotel, tenants, conference facility, exhibitions, concerts and sporting events.