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Mark McAllister confirmed as new Ofgem Chair

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Molly Cooper

Journalist at Tank Storage Magazine.

Mark McAllister has been announced as the next chair of Ofgem – strengthening the government’s work to build a more secure and affordable energy system.

He will take up the role at an important time for regulator Ofgem as they work to reform the energy market to best serve consumers. He will also work closely with the government to support more households to move towards cleaner, cheaper energy generated in the UK.

A person in a suit and tieEnergy security secretary, Claire Coutinho says: ‘I am pleased Mark McAllister is set to take up the position of Ofgem chair, bringing over forty years of outstanding experience in the energy industry to the role.’

‘I am looking forward to working with the new board, management and entire Ofgem team to protect energy consumers and to help realise a net zero energy system through both our regulatory and delivery responsibilities. I am keen to engage with all stakeholders, including industry, consumer groups and charities to find the best solutions to the challenges we face together,’ adds incoming chair of Ofgem, Mark McAllister.

McAllister will take up his role on November 6, 2023.

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