Barbara Vest, Energy UK

Company | Energy UK
Job Position | Director of Generation


Barbara has been employed within the supply sector of the industry for over 25 years, initially with Northern Electric, followed by Yorkshire Electricity and Gaz de France ESS. Working for the Association of Electricity Producers as Head of Electricity Trading from March 2008 Barbara was appointed to the Management Team as Director of Generation in June 2012 following its merger with the Electricity Retail Association and the UK Business Council for Sustainable Energy in April 2012 to form Energy UK.

An elected Industry Member of the Balancing and Settlement Code Panel Barbara 'retired'​ from the Connection, Distribution and Grid Code Panels. Chairing the Joint European Stakeholder Group established by National Grid to track the introduction of the Third Package European Network Codes Barbara also serves on National Grids’ Stakeholder Panel.

Barbara is a member of the Executive Council of the House of Commons All Party Parliamentary Group for Energy Studies and is appointed to the Durham Energy Institute Advisory Board as well as a member of the Electricity Arbitration Association Standing Committee.

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