UK renewable supplier rivals in boardroom battle

Privately owned green energy supplier Ecotricity has launched a bid for seats on the board of rival firm Good Energy. The latter listed company said Ecotricity has attempted to requisition a general meeting to consider the appointment of Founder Dale Vince and Simon Crowfoot, who leads the Electric Highway unit, to the board as non-executive […]

Boardroom clear-out for oil firm to cut costs

A North Sea oil and gas company has announced a boardroom clear-out as it seeks to cut costs. London-based Trapoil said its Chairman Simon Bragg has resigned with immediate effect. The company’s CEO Mark Groves Gidney and Chief Operating Officer Paul Collins have also agreed to step down from the Board after an “orderly transition […]

Blog: Girl power-ing the energy future!

I went to an all-girls school for 10 years. The energy industry never piqued my interest then because it wasn’t one that was talked about often – or at all for that matter. Frankly, I was oblivious to it. But I’ve been in the industry for over three years now and one of the many […]

Women make up 12.5% of energy company boards

The number of women on boards in the energy industry stands at 12.5% – in line with global trends, new research claims. It found that in the last five years, there has been a 50% increase in the percentage of female directors on boards across all regions. The energy sector is believed to be performing […]