Board of Directors

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

Nigel Pocklington, Chief Executive Officer

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Responsibilities: 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.

Skills and experience: 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.

Joined Board: May 2021

Juliet Davenport, Non-Executive Director

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Responsibilities: Juliet is Founder and Non-Executive Director 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 services to fight climate change and transform the energy sector for the better. In 2013, she was awarded an OBE for services to renewables. In 2020 Juliet was appointed Chair of Zap-Map and appointed to the board of The Crown Estate.

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 Aurora, Oxford Energy, and 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, company secretariat 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 space technology company AAC Clyde Space AB 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 is a Non-Executive Director on the Royal Air Force Board with the rank equivalent to Air Vice-Marshal. In 2020 he was appointed President of UKspace.

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 and is a Technology Executive, Advisor and Angel Investor who brings 25 years of digital innovation, execution and operation experience to the Board.

A former executive of Moneysupermarket Group PLC where he was CIO for 7 years and a co-founder and former executive at AutoTrader UK. Now founder and CEO of Disrupt Club, a specialist digital advisory firm. In 2020, Tim was appointed a Non-Executive Director to the Zap-Map Board.

Skills and experience: Tim is a chartered engineer (CEng) and chartered IT professional (MBCS CITP) with a depth of experience in leading digital transformation and commercial growth; both scaling early stage companies and the formation and leadership of highly performing teams in established organisations. Tim has extensive experience in delivering innovative consumer propositions in various online sectors such as retail, automotive, travel, marketplace and the highly regulated verticals of insurance, financial services, energy and telecommunications.

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 & Nominations 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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