ENA today announced that Randolph Brazier, Head of Innovation and Development at ENA, has joined the Executive team as Director of Innovation and Electricity Systems.
Randolph joined ENA in 2017 and has led ENA’s work on low-carbon technologies since. In his new role he will retain overall responsibility for ENA’s innovation projects, as well as the world-leading Open Networks project which is helping transform the way our energy networks operate, underpinning the delivery of the smart grid.
David Smith, Chief Executive at Energy Networks Association said:
“Randolph is a key member of the team at Energy Networks Association and I am delighted he is taking on these additional responsibilities at such a crucial time for our industry. He will continue to play a key role in supporting our networks become even more efficient, innovative and smarter as we move towards a Net Zero future for the UK.”
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Randolph’s biography can be found on our Leadership team page.
About Energy Networks Association
Energy Networks Association (ENA) is the industry body representing the companies which operate the electricity wires, gas pipes and energy system in the UK and Ireland.
ENA helps its members meet the challenge of delivering electricity and gas to communities across the UK and Ireland safely, sustainably and reliably.
Its members include every major electricity and gas network operator in the UK and Ireland, independent operators, National Grid ESO which operates the electricity system in Great Britain and National Grid Gas which operates the gas system in Great Britain. Its affiliate membership also includes companies with an interest in energy, including Heathrow Airport and Network Rail.
What are energy network operators?
Energy network operators manage and maintain the wires, pipes and other infrastructure which delivers electricity and gas to your home, business and community. They are private companies which are regulated by Ofgem and employ around 45,000 people in the UK and Ireland. They are represented by their industry body, Energy Networks Association (that's us).
Energy supplier or network operator? Energy network operators are entirely separate to your energy supplier, which is the company that bills you for using electricity and gas. Energy suppliers and generators are represented by Energy UK.