Chief Executive Officer
Laura Sandys specialises in the energy, food and resource sectors, focusing on energy markets, digitalisation, food security and resource management. Recently she Chaired the Energy System Data Taskforce on behalf of BEIS, Ofgem and Innovate UK working the Energy Systems Catapult. She is an advocate of the low carbon economy, promoter of increasing demand reduction policies and innovator in food systems policies. She is an Independent Director at SGN Ltd, non-executive Director of the Energy Systems Catapult and co-Chair of the IPPR Environment and Justice Commission. She runs The Reshaping Regulation Programme with Imperial College and the Energy Systems Catapult and was a member of Government's Cost of Energy Review chaired by Prof Dieter Helm. She is a co-founder of POWERful Women that promotes women's role in the energy sector. She has been appointed a member of the Government's CCUS Council and is a Member of Imperial College’s Centre for Carbon Capture and Storage Advisory Group. Elected to Parliament in 2010-15 as the Member for Thanet South, Laura served on the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, and became Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister for Energy and Climate Change, The Rt Hon Greg Barker, MP. Laura received her Master’s Degree from the University of Cambridge in 2004.