Steve McMahon

Deputy director for onshore networks, price control setting - Ofgem

Steve McMahon is Ofgem’s Deputy Director for Onshore Networks, Price Control Setting. He is currently responsible for the delivery of the RIIO-ED2 network price control programme with Determinations due to be made later this year. Based in Glasgow, Steve also read more

Rachel Fletcher

Director of regulation and economics - Octopus Energy

Rachel is director of economics and regulation at Octopus Energy, having previously held the role of chief executive officer at Ofwat.

Paul Van Heyningen OBE

Deputy director, net zero electricity networks - BEIS

Paul is leading BEIS's new Net Zero Electricity Networks team, working to ensure electricity networks are ready for a zero carbon world, including mass uptake of electric vehicles and the electrification of heat. 

Councillor Tom Hayes

Deputy leader and cabinet member for green transport and Zero Carbon Oxford - Oxford City Council

Tom is an elected City Councillor for St Clement’s Ward in East Oxford. First elected to the City Council in 2014, then re-elected in 2018, Tom lives in the ward that he represents. He is Deputy Leader of the Council read more

Ian Cameron

Head of innovation and customer - 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

Sarah Williams

Director of regulation and asset strategy - Wales & West Utilities

Sarah’s career began in the energy industry in the late 90s before joining Wales & West Utilities in 2005. With over 20 years’ experience in a range of strategic, operational and managerial roles, she most recently headed up the development read more

Jim Allen

Strategy manager - future energy systems - Capula

Jim has over 25 years’ experience in the utility and energy networks sector in the UK, having held senior roles in asset management, operations, strategy development and business transformation at E.ON UK and Severn Trent Water. His career began as read more

Grant McEachran

Regulatory affairs director - S&C Electric Company

Grant McEachran is a Regulatory Affairs Director at S&C Electric Company. He has 24 years of experience in the energy industry, most of which has been as a senior economist for energy regulator Ofgem. During his time in Ofgem, Grant read more

Sam Williams

Director and co-founder - Economic Insight

Sam is a Director and co-founder of Economic Insight with over 20 years of experience as a professional economist. He is recognised as a leading expert in regulatory economics, particularly within regulatory finance, and he has advised extensively across water, read more

Kayte O’Neill

Head of markets - National Grid ESO

Kayte is Head of Markets for the ESO, accountable for designing and facilitating markets to enable future operation of Great Britain’s electricity system on the path to net zero. Kayte joined National Grid PLC in 2002 and has held a read more