Our Leadership

Introducing the executive team leading Good Energy: their responsibilities, skills and experience.

Nigel Pocklington, Chief Executive Officer

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Good Energy is a green energy company with a mission to power a cleaner, greener, future. Nigel joined as CEO in May 2021 to lead Good Energy’s development as an innovative supplier at the forefront of the transition to net zero.

Nigel is a widely experienced senior executive with a strong commercial, digital, and operational track record spanning over 25 years. He most recently served as Chief Commercial Officer of Moneysupermarket Group plc. Prior to this, he held senior roles at Expedia Inc., including President of eBookers and Chief Marketing Officer of Hotels.com. He spent a decade of his early career at Pearson plc, including a period leading the digital operations of the Financial Times. He holds an MA and M.Phil from Oxford University and an MBA from INSEAD.

Nigel is also a Non-Executive Director and remuneration committee chair at Kin + Carta plc, a global digital transformation business focused on helping make the journey to becoming a digital business tangible, sustainable and profitable.

Rupert Sanderson, Chief Financial Officer

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Rupert joined us in February 2017 and is responsible for all finance and trading matters, including managing our financial stakeholders.

Having worked widely in larger support services and energy organisations as well as in supporting smaller organisations through growth programmes, Rupert brings valuable experience to Good Energy as it develops its services and propositions. His previous roles include senior financial and commercial positions at Centrica, British Gas, Serco and Avis Europe.

Rupert began his career as an accountant for PwC and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Françoise Woodward, Chief Operating Officer

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Fran joined Good Energy in 2014, and is responsible for Customer Operations, Sales, Compliance & Risk and the People and Culture functions.

She has over 20 years leadership experience from a breadth of organisations including Marks & Spencer, Coca-Cola, Dyson and EDF. Fran ensures the customer is at the heart of Good Energy’s culture and its operations, drawing on her early career in retail operations and multiple senior HR and Transformation role.

She is a graduate of Oxford University, a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a councillor for the CBI South West Regional Council.

Luke Bigwood, Marketing and External Affairs Director

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Luke is responsible for the Good Energy brand, customer acquisition and how we communicate to all of our audiences inside and outside of the business. Luke also oversees policy and regulatory issues and our government and external relations.

He has amassed over 20 years’ experience in marketing, communications and sales roles across multiple sectors and has also spent several years inside Government.

Luke has two daughters and lives just outside of Bristol. He has a keen interest in sustainability issues and works with a youth charity in his spare time.

Tom Stayt, Technology Director

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Tom joined Good Energy in 2016, initially as a project manager before quickly working his way up and is now the Technology Director. His current role involves him having overall responsibility for IT operations, development and data functions.

After graduating from the University of Exeter with a BA in Accounting and Finance, Tom had a stint as a professional cricketer before joining a management consultancy firm based in Bath where he led transformation projects for companies in the education and renewable energy sectors.

He lives in Wiltshire with his young family and is excited about helping to develop Good Energy’s digital future.