Job Title: Director of strategy and regulation
Company: UK Power Networks
Suleman joined UK Power Networks in May 2015 as director of safety, strategy & support services from Accenture where he was a managing director, leading the utility network operations practice in the UK. Suleman has 15 years’ utilities experience, delivering business transformation, company restructures and operational performance improvement across gas, electricity and water sectors. A… Read more.
Job Title: Head of asset management and innovation
Stewart leads SSE’s team dedicated to developing the company’s electricity networks and their operation to support a low-carbon future. Stewart has worked in the electricity industry since 1983 and has been involved in managing electricity networks in many parts of Scotland, in a range of roles including operations manager, planner, policy engineer and project manager… Read more.
Job Title: Senior partner, networks
Jonathan took up the role of the senior partner at Ofgem in May 2016. He leads Ofgem’s important work regulating the monopoly energy networks. As well as regulation of price controls for the distribution and transmission networks for gas and electricity (RIIO), his division is responsible for Ofgem’s interconnector and offshore transmission regimes. He has… Read more.
Job Title: Director, network planning & regulation
Company: SP Energy Networks
Scott joined ScottishPower in 1996 after graduating from the University of Glasgow with a degree in economics. His experience has been gained across a number of roles predominately within Finance, Strategic Planning, Regulation, and Financial & Regulatory Reporting. In these roles Scott has played a significant role in previous price control reviews and has been… Read more.
Job Title: Content director
Ellen Bennett is content director for Network and Faversham House’s wider utilities portfolio. Ellen helped launch Network in 2015, and has been editor of its sister title Utility Week since 2012. She has been in business journalism for 15 years, writing for and editing titles on topics including insurance and the built environment prior to… Read more.
Job Title: Asset data manager
Company: Electricity North West
Dan Wilson works within the asset management team at Electricity North West and leads on asset information strategy and governance. Prior to joining Electricity North West in April 2016, Dan was a systems engineering consultant primarily in the defence and nuclear decommissioning sectors. Dan is a chartered engineer and chairs the North West Group of… Read more.
Job Title: Systems operation manager
Company: Wales & West Utilities
Bethan has nearly 20 years’ experience in the gas industry having joined Transco in 1997. She joined Wales and West Utilities in 2009 when control centre activities moved across from National Grid after network sales and now heads up the system operation team. Her role includes ensuring WWU has robust processes, systems and competent people… Read more.
Job Title: Head of network management distribution
Steve has worked in the gas industry for more than 30 years, starting off as a trainee draughtsman at the SEGAS headquarters in September 1981. As part of his training he attended Croydon College and completed an ONC and HNC in mechanical and production engineering followed by an honours degree in natural gas engineering, distribution… Read more.
Job Title: Practice manager – power systems
Company: Energy Systems Catapult
Philip is the Energy Systems Catapult’s head of practice, power systems and has been closely involved with the Future Power System Architecture Project. Philip studied engineering at Cambridge University, being sponsored by the local electricity distribution company. He transferred to the CEGB and, on privatisation, joined National Grid. In 2015 he left and started working… Read more.
Job Title: Director
Company: Lucy Electric
With over 30 years’ experience in the electrical sector and thirteen years in the utilities arena, Phil Dingle has a deep knowledge of Low Voltage and Medium Voltage solutions. As Marketing Director of Lucy Electric, Phil is now focused on secondary distribution solutions, applying his engineering and marketing experience to support the company in the… Read more.
Job Title: Head of asset strategy
Company: Northern Gas Networks
Job Title: Asset policy manager
Company: National Grid
Job Title: Senior electrical engineer and project development
Company: Burns & McDonnell