Ed Dodman

Ombudsman Services - Director of regulatory affairs

Ed Dodman was appointed the first Director of Regulatory Affairs at Ombudsman Services (OS) in October 2019. A not-for-profit organisation, OS operates the Ofgem-approved Energy Ombudsman and one of two ombudsman schemes in telecommunications to independently resolve disputes between consumers read more

Madeleine Gabriel

Director, Sustainable Future - Nesta

Madeleine leads Nesta’s mission to create A Sustainable Future, which focuses on decarbonisation and economic recovery. Her team is setting up innovation projects and partnerships exploring how to reduce carbon emissions from homes and, in the wake of Covid-19, how read more

David Capper

Director, clean heat - Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

David Capper is the Director of Clean Heat at the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy in the UK Government. He is responsible for all aspects of decarbonising heat in domestic and non-residential buildings, including the electrification of heat, read more

Emma Bushall

Sustainability manager - Lewisham Council

Emma is the Sustainability Manager at Lewisham Council where she coordinates their response to the Climate Emergency and the development of heat networks across the borough. At Islington Council she co-developed the planning policy requiring a Green Performance Plan. As a read more

Greg Jackson

CEO and founder - Octopus Energy

Greg is an experienced digital entrepreneur, passionate about making the green energy revolution affordable through technology. He’s founded a number of successful businesses, including e-commerce company C360, built HomeServe’s innovation business and is an angel investor in a wide range read more

Ian Cameron

Head of innovation and customer services - UK Power Networks

Ian Cameron has over 20 years’ international experience in the electricity distribution networks industry. His background is in network operation, capital construction and connections, with a specific focus on renewable energy and system optimisation, this focus is supported through his read more

Joanna Hills

Director of assets and services - Raven Housing Trust

Jo is a chartered Civil Engineer and fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, with many years of experience as an engineer and director in construction and maintenance across the public, charitable and commercial sectors. She is the Chair of the read more

Jo Dicks

Environmental quality & growth manager - Cambridge City Council

Jo Dicks is the Environmental Quality & Growth Manager for Cambridge City Council. His role involves managing a team of environmental scientists, engineers and environmental health officers, covering areas including environmental compliance, policy development, and planning consultation, and projects, including read more

Jeff Hardy

Senior fellow - The Grantham Institute for Climate Change

Dr Jeffrey Hardy is a Senior Research Fellow at the Grantham at Imperial College London, where he leads a team in the UK Energy Revolution Research Consortium examining the policy and regulation of smart local energy systems. He is also read more

David Pilling

Head of policy and public affairs - Ombudsman Services

David Pilling joined Ombudsman Services in 2014 and became the Head of Policy and Public Affairs in 2018. Ombudsman Services is a UK not-for-profit organisation which operates the Ofgem-approved Energy Ombudsman and one of two ombudsman schemes in the telecommunications read more

Katriona Edlmann

Chancellor's fellow in energy - University of Edinburgh

Katriona Edlmann is the Chancellor’s Fellow in Energy within the School of Geosciences at The University of Edinburgh undertaking research to support the zero-carbon energy transition.  She studied Petroleum Geology at Aberdeen University before undertaking her Master’s degree and PhD in Petroleum Reservoir Engineering read more

Jacob Byskov Kristensen

Energy policy advisor - Royal Danish Embassy in London

Jacob is the Energy Policy Advisor at Royal Danish Embassy in London. He’s main responsibility is lead the Government-to-Government cooperation between UK and Denmark under the Energy Governance Partnership. The aim of the program is to inspire policy action on read more

Helen Seagrave

Community energy manager - Electricity North West

Helen is responsible for Electricity North West’s stakeholder-led Community and Local Energy Strategy.  Since joining Electricity North West in October 2017 Helen has been responsible for leading an engagement and support programme for the community and local energy sector in read more

Matthew Hindle

Head of gas - Energy Networks Association

Matt Hindle works with ENA’s members on issues affecting the gas transmission and distribution networks, including the future role for gas in heat and transport and energy policy more widely. Prior to joining ENA, he spent six years working on read more

Scott Duncan

Product lead - home energy management solutions - Centrica

Scott joined Centrica in 2018 and is now Product & Propositions Lead for Centrica’s new Home Energy Management portfolio. His primary responsibility is to lead the team developing and delivering new clean heat and energy management solutions and take these read more

Tim Lord

Senior fellow, Net zero policy - Tony Blair Institute for Global Growth

Tim leads work on net zero and climate change for the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. He has almost 20 years’ experience working on climate, energy and industrial policy, most recently as Director responsible for the UK government’s decarbonisation read more

Ian Allan

Head of Market Strategy - Switch2

Ian Allan is a specialist in district and community heating, whose career in the industry spans more than 25 years. Ian is a leading authority on smart metering, data management and billing systems, including new generation prepayment technologies. Ian was read more

Simon Lomax

CEO - Kensa Group

CEO of The Kensa Group and former Chair of the GSHPA, Simon has overseen Kensa's rise to UK market leader status and has been heavily involved in policy discussions at Westminster and Whitehall as a Top Tier Stakeholder to BEIS.

Andy Parker

Head of strategy and corporate affairs - Calor

Ellen Bennett

Portfolio director - Utility Week

Maxine Frerk

Director - Grid Edge Policy

Until last year Maxine was senior partner at Ofgem responsible for all aspects of regulation of the distribution networks, including the most recent RIIO-ED1 price control. During her earlier career at Ofgem she covered a range of areas including enforcement read more

David Watson

Head of energy transition - Cadent

David has worked in the energy industry for over twenty years, with leadership roles in a variety of policy, regulatory and strategy positions.  He was previously Director, Group Strategy at Centrica where he led the development of their decarbonisation of read more

Malcolm Arthur

Future of heat programme manager - National Grid

Malcolm has over 28 years of experience in transmission, covering both power and gas. He began his career in electricity transmission operations and moved across to gas in 2010. Malcolm is currently the Future of Heat Programme Manager for National read more

Iain Duncan

Smart heat commercial manager - OVO

Zoe Guijarro

Policy manager - Citizens Advice

Zoe joined the Future Energy Services team in February 2015 to lead policy work on renewable and low carbon heat, microgeneration and community energy. The main focus of work in this area is GB wide but it also includes aspects read more

Ian Heasman

Director of sustainability - Taylor Wimpey

Ian is the Director of Sustainability for Taylor Wimpey UK Ltd, one of the UK’s largest house builders. He is responsible for the development and delivery of Taylor Wimpey’s sustainability policy and strategy. He has spent the last year developing read more