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SSE-innogy appoint CEO for proposed joint UK energy company

Katie Bickerstaffe is currently the Chief Executive of Dixons Carphone UK and Ireland business

ScottishPower appoints Keith Anderson as CEO

Keith Anderson has been appointed as the new chief executive of ScottishPower. He was the Chief Corporate Officer of the Big Six firm and also headed the renewable arm of the company. Lindsay McQuade, previously Director of Policy & Innovation, will now oversee ScottishPower Renewables’ operational portfolio of more than 40 wind farm sites that […]

Petrobras joins CEO-led oil and gas climate initiative

Petrobras is to join a CEO-led group of oil and gas companies that intends to lead the industry’s response to climate change. The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) aims to increase the ambition, speed and scale of the projects undertaken by individual firms to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and explore new businesses and technologies. […]

Affinity Water chair and CEO to quit

Affinity Water has announced its chief executive and chair will both be stepping down from their roles. Dr Philip Nolan will remain as Chairman until his successor is found while Simon Cocks will leave his post before the end of 2018. Mr Cocks will however be part of Affinity Water as a Non-Executive Director. He […]

Water regulator Ofwat’s chief to step down

The head of water regulator Ofwat is to step down later this year. Cathryn Ross will be leaving the organisation to take up a senior role in the private sector “unconnected with the water industry”. Ms Ross, who was appointed as Chief Executive of Ofwat in October 2013, successfully led the regulator through a significant […]

Siemens Gamesa appoints new CEO

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has appointed Markus Tacke as its new CEO. He succeeds Ignacio Martín, who announced in April he would step down following the successful merge and integration of Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa to form a giant industry player. Mr Tacke has more than 20 years of experience in the energy and power generation sectors and has […]

BP slashes CEO pay by 40%

BP has cut its CEO’s pay by 40%. Bob Dudley’s salary in 2016 was reportedly worth $11.6 million (£9.3m), down from $19.4 million (£15.54m) in 2015. In February 2015, BP reported record financial losses and announced 3,000 job cuts – despite this, Mr Dudley was paid 20% more than in 2014. That sparked dissent from shareholders […]

Big Six energy supplier E.ON appoints new chief

E.ON UK has appointed Michael Lewis as its new head. He will take on his new role from April 10th, succeeding Tony Cocker, who has decided to retire from the Big Six company to pursue a portfolio career at the end of July. Mr Cocker has worked for the supplier for more than 20 years […]

Water market operator CEO steps down

The Chief Executive of the retail water market operator will be stepping down from his role this summer. Ben Jeffs joined Market Operator Services Limited (MOSL) in June 2015 to lead the delivery and operation of the central market operating system and processes that will enable the water market to function from 1st April. MOSL […]