Videos and Podcasts

The POWERful Women Youtube Channel


To view POWERful Women’s videos and podcasts, please visit the POWERful Women Youtube Channel, released in 2020.


Here you can find our interviews, conference videos, as well as a range of thought-provoking podcasts conducted by POWERful Women board members. To view our partner videos and podcasts, please scroll below.

POWERful Women’s Videos and Podcasts

POWERful Women Annual State of the Nation Launch Event 2021 – Recording



Every year we report on gender diversity at the top of the UK energy industry. In partnership with PwC UK we gather and publish statistics on the number of women in board and executive director roles in the top 80 energy companies, focussing on the most significant employers in the UK energy industry. We are delighted to share a recording of the whole session, in the hope that those that couldn’t make the event can still hear from our fantastic line up of speakers, as well as digest this year’s results.

Click here to view the full event recording


Here are the links to all of our current Youtube Videos, hosted on the POWERful Women Youtube Channel:


– Murray Fox from Cripps Sears Interviews POWERful Women co-founder, Baroness Verma – EP 1 – 2018

– Murray Fox from Cripps Sears Interviews POWERful Women co-founder, Baroness Verma – EP 2 – 2018

The POWERful Women Podcast – Oil, feisty women and bath salts: Laura Sandys and Susan Morrice

Launch of the Korn Ferry and POWERful Women Report ‘Sparking Action’

POWERful Women / OGTC – “Oil and Gas and Gender Diversity – the FACTS”

POWERful Women – Matthew Wright, Former MD of Ørsted – the importance of gender balance and the ELC

Alex Chisholm, Perm Sec at BEIS, speaking at the POWERful Women Annual Conference 2018

– Ruth Cairnie – Chair, POWERful Women on the State of the Nation

POWERful Women: Greg Jackson, Founder and CEO of Octopus Energy – International Men’s Day

Energy in Conversation with Keith Anderson and Louise Kingham – POWERful Women Conference 2018

Tanya Davies, Head of BD, Innogy Renewables UK speaking at the POWERful Women Annual Conference 2018

Philip New, CEO, Energy Systems Catapult speaking at the POWERful Women Conference 2019

Sonia Van Ballaert, Global Client Director, IBM speaking at the POWERful Women Conference 2019

Sir Edward Davey MP, POWERful Women Board Member speaking at the POWERful Women Conference 2019

Juliet Davenport OBE, Founder and CEO, Good Energy speaking at the POWERful Women 2019 Conference

In Conversation series EP 1: Louise Kingham and Juliet Davenport

In Conversation series EP 2, Part 1: Louise Kingham and Sinead Lynch

POWERful Women and PwC: Annual Board Statistics Summary 2020

In Conversation series EP 2, Part 2: Louise Kingham and Sinead Lynch

How to create a Net Zero workforce for the future – John Pettigrew, CEO National Grid – PfW Con 2020

POWERful Women Conf 2020 – Opening Plenary w/ Sarah Munby, Perm Secretary, BEIS & Louise Kingham

– POWERful Women Conference 2020 – Opening Plenary w/ Ruth Cairnie, Chair, POWERful Women

POWERful Women Conference 2020 – Energy Leaders’ Coalition Panel

POWERful Women Conference 2020 – Jonathon Cole – The Importance of Inclusive Leadership

POWERful Women Conference 2020 – Dawn Hurst & Loraine Martins – Closing Morning Plenary

Solar & Storage Live PfW co-founder Laura Sandys & Good Energy CEO Juliet Davenport In Conversation

Partner Videos

An Evening with Six Inspiring Leaders – OGTC


This event, held in partnership with POWERful Women, brought together six of the industry’s leading female leaders to share stories of their lives, chat about challenges they have experienced, and how they make it all work.  ​


​The evening was designed to connect and celebrate women in the energy industry. Showcasing how we can work together to combat gender bias and discrimination and accelerate gender equality in our industry. There was no shortage of exciting conversation and opinions.


Watch the event recording by clicking here.



Scottish Enterprise Webinar: Diversity in the Supply Chain

15 October 2020





To find out more on the WHY but especially the HOW, check out the recording from this great webinar recently by Scottish Enterprise, which PfW partnered on. It features a great line up including:

– POWERful Women Ambassador, Aniela Foster-Turner from Siemens Gamesa, speaking about what D&I means, why it matters and the work of PfW
– Andy Horne of EDF (UK), one of our Energy Leaders’ Coalition companies, who shared their great work on rolling out diversity and inclusion into their supply chain – with lots of practical advice for other companies to consider.


Watch the video recording here

Equal Lives:  the link between equal opportunities in the workplace and equal opportunities at home

18 November 2019

This International Men’s Day, check out this brilliant film from the Equal Lives campaign on how employers support men with caring responsibilities.  Equal Lives is a ground-breaking research project from Business in the Community in partnership with Santander UK. They want to identify how addressing this issue can also advance women’s equality – both in work and at home. #EqualLives


Watch the video here

Partner Podcasts

EWiRE Podcast: Women Like Me: Afsheen Kabir Rashid MBE

February 2021

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EWiRE Podcast: Women Like Me

December 2020


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Are we nearly there yet? with Adriènne Kelbie

Adriènne Kelbie shares her story which starts with being curious! She developed her natural ability to understand people and the world around.

Growing up around Glasgow, Adriènne had a love for horses and through this learnt discipline and time keeping with one of her own to look after, giving her a good work ethic. Working incredibly hard, Adriènne has had a diverse career journey taking her from temping as a PA, to training roles, to Operations Director at the National Lotteries Charity Board before finally settling at the Office for Nuclear Regulation as their Chief Executive.

Adriènne has a passion for STEM which resulted in her being the first Patron for Women in Nuclear UK and an Ambassador for Powerful Women. Adriènne talks about her achievements from being young and explains why she’s never looked for a job, only opportunities! For more information:


Watch the video by clicking here.

DIAL Global Diverse and Inclusive Leaders Podcast: EP with Adriènne Kelbie



Leila from DIAL Global is joined by Adriènne Kelbie – Chief Executive at Office for Nuclear Regulation, Board Trustee of CareTech Charitable Foundation, Ambassador at POWERful Women and Patron – Women in Nuclear at the Nuclear Institute.


Watch the video by clicking here.

The Leaders With Babies Podcast

“Too often, ambitious men and women feel they must choose between pursuing a leadership career they love and enjoying their young family. It doesn’t have to be this way.”

Leaders Plus, the award-winning social enterprise, has launched a brand new podcast for leaders with babies, giving new parents access to a diverse range of role models, inspiration and practical support. In the series CEO and Founder Verena Hefti interviews inspiring leaders from all walks of life who have successfully combined a leadership career with raising a young family.

You can listen or subscribe to the series here.

The Future of Business Energy: Women in energy

30 September 2019

The way we generate and use energy is changing. What kind of leadership do we need to future-proof our sector? How do we actively include women in the energy transition to ensure that we can meet the challenges and maximise the opportunities that lie ahead? And how can aspiring women equip themselves to play a part, all the way up to the boardroom?

These questions – originally posed by POWERful Women at our May Annual Conference – are once again addressed by three leading female players in the energy sector in NPower’s great new podcast series ‘The Future of Business Energy’. Grab a cuppa and have a listen to the inspiring words of Kate Derrick, Jaz Rabadia MBE and Giulia Usai in conversation with Julie-Anna Needham.

Listen to the podcast here.