OCU Group acquires Insiris

OCU Group Acquires Insiris, Amplifying its Commitment to Safety, Innovation, and Operational Excellence in Workforce Management

London, UK — 2nd October, 2023 — OCU Group, a leading service provider in the Utilities and Energy sectors, today announces the strategic acquisition of Insiris, a leader in workforce management and automation software. This significant acquisition bolsters OCU Group’s extensive client-focused business solutions, reinforcing its commitment to safety, innovation, and operational excellence across its valued client base in Power, Telecoms, Water and Transport.

Enhancing Safety and Operational Value Across Utility Sectors

The acquisition enhances OCU Group’s capacity to deliver elevated levels of safety and operational value, particularly by integrating Insiris’ workforce management tools, real-time data analytics and automation capabilities into a unified, safety-focused platform.

Michael Hughes, CEO of OCU Group, highlighted the acquisition’s strategic significance:

“Incorporating Insiris into our service offerings is a leap forward in our commitment to safety and operational excellence in the critically important Utilities and Energy sectors. Through this acquisition, we are elevating our capability to provide an integrated, advanced workforce management solution.”

Empowering the Workforce Through Seamless Integration

Graham Billsborough, Group CIO of OCU Group, discussed the transformative benefits Insiris brings: “Insiris has excelled in leveraging technology to elevate workforce capabilities. By seamlessly integrating these technologies into our existing service framework, we can offer a more comprehensive solution that bolsters operational control and safety.”

Realising the Power of Integrated Systems and Data-Driven Decisions

Matthew Summers, Co-Founder of Insiris, added:

“Joining OCU Group—a key player in client-centric solutions for Utilities and Energy—opens up incredible possibilities. Integrating our workforce platform with OCU Group’s Dynamics Finance & Operations system will significantly enrich both operational and financial dimensions of workforce management.”

Duncan McCaffrey, Co-Founder of Insiris, also noted the data-driven impact of the acquisition:

“Data is at the core of our capabilities. Integrating with OCU Group will enable more nuanced, data-driven decisions, thereby strengthening the capabilities of OCU Group.”

About OCU Group

OCU is an innovative service provider in the Utilities and Energy sector, operating on a national scale. The Group delivers a wide range of client-focused business solutions throughout the UK and Ireland, working with a valued client base in all utility areas including Power, Telecoms, Water, Rail and Transport. On the 4th of August 2022, OCU was acquired by Triton Partners, one of Europe’s leading investment firms, focusing on long-term value creation.

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