From the outset, PfW has been supported from highly influential individuals in the energy sector. Our Ambassadors are PfW champions who use their position, own profile, influence and network to raise and sustain understanding of the importance of more women operating in the energy industry across middle and senior management.

Board members

Rubina Singh, M.Eng, Fund Manager - Deeptech, Octopus Ventures

Emily Bourne, Director, Energy Systems and Networks at Department for Energy Security & Net Zero, UK Government

Francis Gugen, Chair, Ruvco and Exec Chair, SML

Elizabeth Baxter, Director of Project Finance, Sonnedix

Loraine Martins OBE FRSA, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at The Nichols Group

Matthew Wright, Head of Strategy and Innovation, National Grid ESO

Nick Wayth, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Institute

Georgina Worrall, Head of POWERful Women

Katie Jackson, President, National Grid Ventures (POWERful Women Chair)

Simon Fanshawe, Co-founder, Diversity by Design

Energy Leaders’ Coalition

John Evans, CEO, Subsea 7

Dominic Kieran, Managing Director, Cavendish Nuclear

Alistair Phillips-Davies, CEO, SSE Plc

Tom Glover, UK Chair, RWE

Chris Norbury, CEO, EON UK

Craig Shanaghey, President Operations EMEA, Wood

Duncan Clark, Head of Region, Ørsted UK

Keith Anderson, Chief Executive, Scottish Power

David Bunch, UK Country Chair, Shell UK

Cordi O’Hara, President, National Grid Electricity Distribution, National Grid

Louise Kingham OBE, SVP Europe and Head of Country UK, bp

Kevin Dibble, CEO of Energy Supply, Engie Group

Simone Rossi, Chief Executive, EDF Energy

Jonathan Brearley, CEO, Ofgem

Will Gardiner, CEO, Drax

Stuart Payne, Chief Executive, North Sea Transition Authority

Monica Collings, CEO, So Energy


Rachel Fletcher, Director, Regulation & Economics, Octopus Energy

Melissa Stark, Managing Director, Accenture

Anja-Isabel Dotzenrath, Executive Vice President, Gas and Low Carbon Energy, bp

Peter Duff, Independent DEI Consultant

Alison Flower, FCDO Senior Energy Advisor, Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, UK Government

Leigh-Ann Russell, Chief Innovation Officer, bp

Nicola Murphy AMEI Owner GreenConnect NI

Lynsey Valentine, Strategy Director, Cavendish Nuclear

Mark Foy, CEO, ONR

Deirdre Michie OBE FEI, Chief Executive, Oil & Gas UK

Ruth Cairnie, Supporting Chair, Chapter Zero

Colette Cohen OBE FEI, Former CEO, The Net Zero Technology Centre

Lamé Verre FEI, Head of Strategy, Innovation & Sustainability, Energy Customer Solutions at SSE PLC

Gwen Parry-Jones, CEO, Magnox Ltd

Adrienne Kelbie CBE, Owner,

Steve Holliday FREng FEI, Former President, Energy Institute

Laura Sandys, Co-founder, POWERful Women

Peter Mather FEI, Advisory Board Chair, Two Magnolias Venture Capital

Aniela Foster-Turner, Legal Director, Gore Street Capital

Baroness Sandip Verma, Co-founder, POWERful Women

Angela Hepworth, Commercial Director, Drax

Dr Nina Skorupska, CEO, REA

John Pettigrew FEI, CEO, National Grid

Charlotte Starkmann, Director, Energise Consultancy

Phillipa Pickford, Director, Retail, Ofgem

Olivia Breese, CEO, SVP, Power-2-X, Ørsted

Clare Harbord, External Affairs Director, Drax Group Plc

Alicia Green, Head of Project Management, Offshore Wind Industry Council

Juliet Davenport, Co-Founder, Good Energy Group Plc

Emily Spearman, Head of Technology & Methodology, Offshore Wind, bp

Dame Ann Dowling, President, Royal Academy of Engineering and NED, BP plc

Dame Susan Bruce, Non Executive Director, SSE plc

Alyson Clark, General Counsel, GE Renewable Energy

Rani Koya, Chief Executive Officer, OGL Geothermal

Amisha Patel, Head of Public Affairs and Policy, Mainstream

Meike Imberg, Chair, Diverse Heat Network

Ivan Baldwin, Director of Business Development, Bechtel and President, WiN UK

Henry Holland, Specialist Services Director (and head of ESG), Cavendish Nuclear

Joan MacNaughton CB Hon FEI, Chair of The Climate Group

Fiona MacAulay, Chair, Independent Oil and Gas PLC

Vince Pizzoni, Trustee, WES

Hannah Mary Goodlad, Head of Baltic Sea Area Development, Equinor

Sinead Obeng, Environmental Products Regulatory Affairs Manager, Shell

Isla Robb, Managing Director, Opergy Scotland

Sinead Lynch, VP, Low Carbon Fuels, Shell

Frances Morris-Jones FEI, Non-Executive Director and former Chair of the Oil and Gas Authority

Katharine Deschamps, Commercial Development Manager for Offshore Wind, bp

Mark McAllister, Chair, ONR

Angela Terry, CEO, One Home