Michael has now left Elexon but we continue to value his contribution and wish him well for the future.
Role at Elexon
Michael was appointed as the Chair of the Elexon Board and Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) Panel in October 2013 and reappointed for three more years in November 2016 and again in 2019. He was also Chairperson of the Credit Committee, Chairperson of Nomination Committee and Member of Remuneration Committee.
Interviews, presentations and articles
- BSC Insights: The BSC Panel, a template for panel constitution? – Published August 2017
Experience within the industry
Michael spent 11 years at director level with Powergen and has since held a number of other roles. He was chairman of the Government’s independent Regulatory Policy Committee from 2009-2017, and in 2007 was the author of the government-sponsored review (the Gibbons Review) of Employment Dispute Resolution Regulations.
Michael relinquished chairmanship of the Carbon Capture and Storage Association in 2018. He was President of the Energy Industries Club from 2017 to 2019.
Michael was appointed to Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to regulatory reform in 2008 and the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2015. He is also a Fellow of the Energy Institute (FEI).