Chris Train OBE

Former chief executive officer - Cadent Gas

Chris Train OBE was previously responsible for the development and execution of strategy, operations and development of 4 gas distribution networks as CEO of Cadent Gas Limited.

Courtney Busa

Head of asset strategy - Cadent

Jonathan Booth

Head of asset management - Electricity North West

Jonathan has worked for Electricity North West and its predecessor companies for 20 years having gained initial experience in the water sector. As head of asset management, he has responsibility for all aspects of long and short-term network investment planning read more

Peter Bingham

Chief engineer - Ofgem

Peter joined Ofgem in 2017 as chief engineer, he is a chartered engineer with over 25 years’ experience in the energy sector, mainly working for National Grid in a variety of leadership roles.

Annabel West

Head of engineering policy and Business governance lead for Covid-19 - SGN

Annabel is a chartered engineer with a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Cambridge University. Annabel started her career as a shift manager in chocolate factories, applying lean techniques to products like Milkybar. After five years a move to Gatwick read more

Mark Lissimore

Head of engineering and asset management - National Grid Gas Transmission

Matt Webb

Head of asset information - UK Power Networks

Matt is head of asset information at UK Power Networks where he has also previously held roles as business planning and performance manager & quality of supply programme manager. Prior to that he worked as business change manager at EDF read more

Ian Coates

Asset strategy lead - Northern Gas Networks

John Duckworth

Director of network strategy - Cadent

John is director of network strategy for Cadent, Great Britain’s largest gas distribution company.  He leads a team accountable for setting the asset management and investment strategy for the company, establishing engineering standards, and the physical operation of the gas read more

Padraig Lyons

Senior specialist - future networks - ESB

Richard Dobson

Practice manager - data systems - Energy Data Taskforce

Grant McEachran

Regulatory affairs director - S&C Electric Company

Grant McEachran is a Regulatory Affairs Director at S&C Electric Company. He has 22 years’ experience in the energy industry, most of which has been as a senior economist for energy regulator Ofgem. During his time in Ofgem, Grant worked read more

Stefan Sadnicki

Managing Director EMEA - Copperleaf

Stefan joined Copperleaf in 2014 as the first employee situated in Europe. Since then, Stefan has been responsible for developing Copperleaf's operations this side of the pond and has seen the team expand across EMEA, delivering exceptional value and providing read more

Stewart Whyte

Delivery optimisation manager - National Grid Electricity Transmission

Steve Hagner

Asset management solutions leader - Hitachi ABB Powergrids

For over 30 years Steve has been helping large companies use innovative software solutions to address changing business requirements.  For the past 6 years Steve has been part of Hitachi ABB Power Grids organization, focused on helping large, asset-intensive companies read more

Alexander Krivobokov

Cofounder and CMO - APlines

Thomas Naul

Utilities director for power systems - Schneider Electric

Liam Parling

Asset risk and strategy analyst - Northern Gas Networks

Jane Gray

Content director - Network

James Wallin

Digital editor - Utility Week