Julia Pyke

Julia Pyke

Company: EDF in the UK

Job title: Director of Finance and Economic Regulation for Sizewell C


Julia is Director of Financing for Sizewell C, and is working with Government to identify an innovative way for Sizewell C and Moorside to be funded at best value to electricity consumers, and with potential investors and lenders to raise the capital required. Prior to her move to Sizewell C, Julia was Head of Power and Renewables for UK, US & Europe at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP.  From HSF she led a cross-practice team advising on nuclear, wind, biomass and tidal projects. Julia is a Fellow of the Energy Institute, member of CBI Energy & Climate Change Board and of the advisory board for Business in the Community, East of England.


Panel discussion: perspectives on stimulating innovation and the finance required to achieve net zero 2:50 pm

Addressing the level and scale of innovation required to achieve net zero – how can we ramp up innovation given the financial constraints? Are you a fast adopter or a copier? Does the regulatory regime support or stifle innovation? What changes would be beneficial? How do you attract new talent into utilities, given the change…Read more

day: DAY ONE: 17 March 2021