Board of Directors

Introducing our board members: their skills, expertise and experience.

Juliet Davenport, Chief Executive Officer

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Responsibilities: Juliet is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Good Energy – a renewable energy company with a mission to power a cleaner, greener future together with its customers.

Juliet has been an innovator for over 20 years, developing technologies and innovations to fight climate change and transform the energy sector for the better. In 2013, she was awarded an OBE for services to renewables.

She currently sits on the board of the Renewable Energy Association, Innovate UK and is Vice President of the Energy Institute. In addition, she sits on the advisory boards of leading UK think tanks, including Energy Systems Catapult, Aurora, Oxford Energy, and LSE’s Grantham Institute.

Skills and experience: Juliet worked for a year at the European Commission on European energy policy, then at the European Parliament on carbon taxation and holds a masters in environmental economics.

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Rupert Sanderson, Chief Financial Officer

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Responsibilities: Rupert is Chief Financial Officer of Good Energy Group plc.

Skills and experience: Rupert joined us in February 2017 and is responsible for all finance, legal 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.

Joined Board: January 2020

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William Whitehorn , Chairman

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Responsibilities: Chairman of the Board, Member of the Audit & Risk Committee and Nominations & Remuneration Committee.

Will focuses on fast-moving and growing companies, with extensive experience across a broad range of sectors, especially in technology, digital and branding.

Will currently holds a number of other Non-Executive roles across a range of companies, including Stagecoach Group PLC, where he is Deputy Chairman, and space technology company AAC Microtec of Sweden. He is also Chairman of Craneware PLC and the Scottish Event Campus, host of COP 26. He was also one of the founding shareholders of Purplebricks Group PLC. He has recently joined the Royal Air Force Board as a Non-Executive Director, with the rank equivalent to Air Vice-marshal.

Skills and experience: Will spent more than 20 years with Virgin Group, where he was responsible for global brand development and corporate affairs. He also played a key role in founding several Virgin businesses including Virgin Rail and Virgin Galactic and was special advisor to Sir Richard Branson.

Joined Board: July 2018

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Emma Tinker, Non-Executive Director (Independent)

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Responsibilities: Chair of Nominations & Remuneration Committee and Member of the Audit & Risk Committee.

Emma is a private equity investment Director who brings a wealth of investment experience. She is a Director of numerous renewable energy companies, established the renewable energy business at HG Capital in 2002 and founded Asper Investment Management in 2016 as the spinout of that business where she is Chief Investment Officer. She has been a Director for renewable developers and independent power producers, working across a range of renewable technologies. Emma is also a Director of the Gardeners’ Royal Benevolent Society.

Skills and experience:Emma has substantial commercial experience spanning the entire lifecycle of investments in energy businesses, and has worked across a range of renewable technologies.

Joined Board: September 2016

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Timothy (Tim) Jones , Non-Executive Director (Independent)

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Responsibilities: Member of the Audit & Risk committee and Member of Nominations & Remunerations Committee.

Tim was appointed Non-Executive Director in December 2017. Tim is an experienced Technology Executive who brings over 20 years of digital innovation, execution and operation.

Tim has been CIO of Moneysupermarket Group PLC since 2013, Insurance Times CIO of the Year in 2014 and a regular member in the top 20 of the annual CIO 100. Prior to joining MoneySupermarket, Tim was co-founder and an Executive at AutoTrader UK, the internet media marketplace giant one of the UK Digital ‘Unicorns’ alongside AO.com, Skyscanner and of course MoneySupermarket.com.

Skills and experience: Depth of experience in leading digital development with companies. Tim is currently responsible for delivering innovative consumer propositions in the highly regulated verticals of insurance, financial services, energy, telecommunications and travel.

Joined Board: December 2017

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Nemone Wynn-Evans, Non-Executive Director (Independent)

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Responsibilities:Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee and member of the Nominations & Remuneration Committee.

With extensive experience in the financial services sector, Nemone brings a broad range of skills across audit, risk management, business development, corporate finance, corporate governance, investor relations and marketing. She is currently Chair of the Risk Committee, a member of the Audit Committee and is Senior Independent Director of Shepherds Friendly Society.

Nemone also holds a number of roles across a range of companies, including as a Non-Executive at Hinckley & Rugby Building Society where she sits on both the Audit & Risk Committees, is a Board Advisor at SORBUS Partners LLP and is a member of the Commercial Advisory Committee at Coventry University. She is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments.

Skills and experience: Nemone began her career in the City of London and has worked with many listed PLC and RA/FCA/FSA regulated companies, having acted as a Finance Director on the main board of a stock exchange.

Joined Board: February 2019

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