BSC Panel membership
The BSC Panel plays an important role in helping to ensure that the provisions of the BSC are given effect; it must do so promptly, fairly, economically, efficiently, transparently and in such a manner as will promote effective competition in the generation, supply, sale and purchase of electricity.
Elexon Board Chairperson and BSC Panel Chairperson
I was appointed as the Chair of the Elexon Board and Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) Panel in October 2013 and reappointed for three more years in November 2016 and again in 2019. I am also Chairperson of the Credit Committee.
Independent Panel Member
Derek W. Bunn is Professor of Decision Sciences at London Business School. Author of over 200 research papers and books in the areas of forecasting, econometrics, decision analysis and energy economics, he has been Editor of the Journal of Forecasting since 1984, a previous Editor of Energy Economics, and Founding Editor of the Journal of Energy Markets.
Between 1994 and 2002 Diane worked at Eastern Natural Gas (later TXU) where she helped develop Eastern into one of the country’s leading gas trading businesses. She innovated some of the first UK NBP gas supply agreements to power station developments and later moved into negotiating structured electricity and gas deals that culminated in the world’s first ever Virtual Tolling Agreement with Enron in 1997.
Lisa Waters is a BSC Panel Member, a member of the Imbalance Settlement Group (ISG) and the Credit Committee. She also regularly attends Modification groups.
Rhys first started in the energy sector in Western Australia in 1999 with the Government department responsible for structural energy market reform. He supported the taskforce to disaggregate the state-owned monopoly electricity supplier, and he chaired a workgroup with independent generators to design the first electricity balancing market for the state.
Tom has been working in the electricity Industry for nine years his roles include engaging with policy and regulatory change, modelling and forecasting revenues in the Ancillary Services, Power and Capacity markets, and advising clients in the supply and generation markets on market entry and regulatory change. Tom is currently employed by Cornwall Insight a leading independent consultant and provider of market intelligence on the UK energy sector.
Consumer Panel Member
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Ed joined Citizens Advice in 2018. In the Energy Networks and Services team his work focuses on price controls, code governance, innovation and vulnerability. He sits on multiple code governance and advisory groups advocating for consumer protections.
Andy joined Citizens Advice in April 2021 as Principal Economic Regulation Specialist. He leads the Energy, Networks and Systems team. The team seeks to ensure that consumers receive the services they require from the energy network companies at good value for money, and that the energy system works well for consumers. Andy sits on the Ofgem Challenge Group that assesses network companies’ business plans.