Sara Vaughan

Elexon Board and BSC Panel Chair
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Sara has been a member of the Elexon Board since March 2019 and was appointed to the role of Chair in October 2022.

She also served as interim Chief Executive Officer between November 2021 and April 2022.

Sara was formerly Executive Director for Strategy and Regulation and, latterly, for Political and Regulatory Affairs at E.ON.

She started her career as a lawyer at Slaughter and May before moving to Powergen (as it then was) as a competition lawyer.

She subsequently broadened her experience through taking on a number of additional responsibilities such as regulation, compliance, energy policy, and external affairs including CSR, legal and company secretariat, HSSE and engineering governance.

Sara is a Non-Executive Director of the North Sea Transition Authority, a member of the Energy Advisory Panel at the Energy Institute, where she is a Fellow, and Advisory Group and Steering Group Co-chair in Icebreaker One’s work on Open Energy.

She was a Board Member of the UK Business Council for Sustainable Energy, which later merged into Energy UK, where she was an alternate Board member and was a member of the CBI West Midlands Regional Council. She is also a local Parish Councillor.