Derek has had an extensive career over some 45 years in the energy industry. He is a member of Ofgem’s Sustainable Development Advisory Group and RWENpower Customer Stakeholder Panel, a Non Executive Director of The Green Deal Finance Company Ltd and Secure Meters SHPL Pte. He is a Director of HVMS Ltd and currently Honorary Chair of National Energy Action (Previously for nearly 7 years Chair of the UK Government’s Fuel Poverty Advisory Group)
Derek was employed by EDF Energy as their Chief Operating Officer for 5 years and was previously the Customer Service and External Affairs Director at SWEB from 1996. He commenced his career as a trainee at Seeboard in 1970.
Derek was awarded an MBE for his ‘Services to the Fuel Poor’ in The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Honours last year 2012.