Eliane Algaard

Eliane Algaard

Company: SSE (Virtual participation)

Job title: Operations director


Since August 2020, Eliane has been the Operations Director for Distribution South at SSE plc, a multi-national energy company.

Eliane has a strong portfolio working in water companies, having worked at VEOLIA Water UK Limited for 7 years in various leadership roles and as Water Director at The Northumbrian Water Group prior to SSE.

In 2008 Eliane joined Network Rail as a Strategic Planner. In 2012 she was promoted to Head of Strategic Planning playing a role in developing their strategic business plan. She also led the interface and dialogue with key stakeholders both in the UK and internationally.

She has a strong track record in leading asset management policies, benchmarking programs and efficiency plans in regulated network industries, and strategic planning.

Eliane has a B98 in Civil Engineering from Ecole speciale des Travaux publics, du Batiment et de l’industrie. She has a MSC in Water Resources and a Ph.D in Civil Engineering from the University of Glasgow.


Panel discussion and questions: UK energy infrastructure that is fit for the future 10:20 am

Decarbonising assets now against tough regulatory pressures and uncertain futures   The need for fresh thinking and innovation to reduce footprint and visual impact of new assets  Pathways towards net zero: short-term asset decisions to meet long-term goals  Quantifying embodied carbon and accounting for the carbon impacts on a rapidly digitalising asset base  Meeting RIIO and NIA/NIC performance requirements Read more

day: 21 September