Colin Matthews

Colin Matthews

Company: EDF Energy

Job title: Non-Executive Chairman


Previously, Colin was appointed Chair of the Highways Agency in July 2014, he was also Chief Executive of Heathrow Airport (formerly BAA), a Non-Executive Director at Johnson Matthey PLC and Non-Executive Chairman at Renewi PLC. From 1 November 2017 he was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of EDF Energy Holdings Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the EDF Group.

Colin’s employment record also includes: Chief Executive, Severn Trent Water PLC; Chief Executive, Hays PLC; Managing Director, Transco Ltd; Engineering Director, British Airways PLC.

He holds an MA in Engineering and an MBA, and is a Chartered Engineer.


Live interview: Can utilities deliver on the Build Back Better agenda? 11:20 am

• How much scope for influence is there is for utilities to drive a green economic recovery? • What are the barriers? • Is there scope for bringing forward investment and what impact can this have on accelerating the build back better agenda? • Can utilities be doing more to support supply chains and communities?Read more

day: 20 October 2020