Virtual Live Briefing with Joanna Whittington, Director General, Energy & Security, BEIS

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Please note this session will not be recorded. 

We are delighted to host Joanna Whittington, Director General for Energy and Security at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, for this Virtual Live Briefing. 

Join us to hear about her team's priorities following on from the Energy White Paper and recent commitments on Carbon Budget 6, as organisations across the energy sector work towards decarbonisation.

There will also be a chance to pose your questions to Joanna during a live Q&A session, which will be conducted under Chatham House rule.  

  • Joanna Whittington

    Director General, Energy and Security

    Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    Joanna Whittington became Director General, Energy and Security at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on 8 October 2018. Joanna was the Chief Executive Officer at the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) from January 2016. She joined the ORR in 2014 as Director of Railway Markets and Economics with responsibility for ORR’s economic regulation and competition roles. Prior to this she worked at Ofgem where she held a number of senior posts. In her last role as Partner for Markets, she was responsible for regulation of the wholesale gas and electricity markets. The Director General is responsible for the following areas: clean electricity, energy resilience, energy security and networks, nuclear decommissioning, nuclear development, oil and gas and smart systems



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