Ofgem chairman to step down

Ofgem has announced its chairman will step down in September 2018. David Gray was appointed to his role in October 2013, having previously been an executive director in charge of the networks division from 2003 to 2007. He said: “My term has coincided with a period of rapid change, not only in the retail energy […]

Lord Hutton to join Energy UK as Chairman

Energy UK has announced the appointment of Lord John Hutton as its next Chair. He will succeed Sir David Arculus, who will step down on 7th December 2017. Lord Hutton is a former Cabinet Minister and was MP for Barrow and Furness in Cumbria from 1992 to 2010. He has held a number of Secretary […]

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 […]

Volker Beckers becomes ELN Chairman

  The former CEO of npower Volker Beckers has joined Energy Live News (ELN) as Chairman. Mr Beckers, who was the Chief Executive of npower from January 2010 to December 2012, brings with him a whole range of expertise in business which will help ELN grow and explore new avenues. Whilst at the Big Six […]

Mastercard man to slot in after Carr at Centrica

Mastercard’s Chairman will take over from Sir Roger Carr when he steps down as Chairman of British Gas owner Centrica. Richard (Rick) Haythornthwaite will become Non-Executive Chairman from 1 January 2014. The former BP man – he spent 17 years at the British oil giant – is also Chairman of arts organisation the Southbank Centre. […]

Rosneft chairman sees danger in selling assets

Rosneft’s new chairman Alexander Nekipelov has warned his government to take a cautious approach over selling important oil assets. According to the privatisation plan for Rosneft, which pumps nearly a quarter of the country’s oil, the state is aiming to lower its stake from 75.16% to 51%. Mr Nekipelov told Reuters: “To make this decision […]