Chair of Market Operator Services Limited (MOSL)Find out more
Jim Keohane is an experienced non-executive director. In addition to his role on the MOSL Board, he is currently Chairman of the Harwich Haven Authority and Senior Independent Director of the Low Carbon Contracts Company.
Jim previously served for eight years as a non-executive director of the Civil Aviation Authority, including two years as Deputy Chairman. More recently, he served as a non-executive member of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority from 2009 to 2017.
Jim has over 30 years’ experience in the energy industry, including as an executive director of East Midlands Electricity and, later, of the Eastern Group. He was also extensively involved for a number of years on issues relating to the liberalisation and privatisation of the gas and electricity markets.
Dr Simon Orebi Gann
Independent Non-Executive DirectorFind out more
Dr Simon Orebi Gann has more than 30 years of executive management experience in Information Technology and strategic management and has nearly 20 years’ experience serving on private and public boards as a non-executive director.
In addition to his membership of the MOSL Board, he currently serves on the boards of the Low Carbon Contract Company Ltd, the Electricity Settlements Company Ltd and Aspen Technology Inc. Dr Orebi Gann is also an independent member of the Government’s Major Projects Advisory Board.
CEO of Market Operator Services Limited (MOSL)Find out more
Sarah has vast experience of the water industry, having worked in a variety of roles across a number of technical, asset management and operational teams at Thames Water.
Sarah was previously Managing Director of Water at Thames, before becoming Managing Director of Strategic Planning and Investment in April 2018. Sarah started her career at Thames in the innovation team, working as a research scientist, where she completed her doctorate in Environmental Engineering. Here, she headed up the Water Quality team, before taking on a number of operational and technical roles and from 2008, led the Asset Management teams.
In 2011, Sarah moved to the Strategy and Regulation team, leading the preparation and submission of Thames Water’s business plans for PR14 and held the responsibility of Programme Director for Competition 2017 ahead of the opening of the water retail market on 1 April. She is an advocate for innovation in the utilities sector and has been the driving force behind many large investment projects.
Sarah joined MOSL as Chief Executive in June 2019. In this role, she continues to focus on driving innovation and collaboration to ensure the open market delivers on its commitments to customers and tackles some of the biggest challenges facing the wider water industry.
Outside of Thames, Sarah is a trustee of the Don McMath Foundation, a charity which provides free schooling to children in the Gambia.
Independent Non-Executive DirectorFind out more
Margaret has had a varied executive and non-executive career, and was heavily involved in the privatisation of the electricity industry. She was Chief Executive of the Electricity Pool, which enabled wholesale trading in the new market. She led British Gas’ efforts to separate its gas supply and network and is currently Chair of the Gangmaster’s Licensing Authority.
Non-Executive Director: Wholesaler MembersFind out more
Don, Head of Market Wholesale Market Services at Anglian Water, has vast experience of the non-household water market, having contributed to the Open Water Programme prior to market opening and headed up Anglian Water’s approach to the Inset/NAV market. Don has also been involved in a number of the company's senior level boards including the Market Reform Governance Board and the Wholesale Board, as well as an active member of the Market Performance Committee since market opening.
Non-Executive Director: Associated RetailersFind out more
Andy Hughes is Chief Executive Officer of Water Plus, the UK's largest water business retailer. Andy joined the water industry in 2015, bringing with him 20 years of experience in banking and financial services, with a strong focus on retail. He has worked in several senior positions at Barclays, HBOS and Barclaycard, where he owned the relationship with the Lending Standards Board. At Barclays, Andy also worked closely with the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) following the mortgage market thematic review.
Non-Executive Director: Unassociated RetailersFind out more
Josh Gill is Managing Director and founder of water retailer, Everflow, which was founded in 2015. Josh has over five years of experience working in water retail markets, in both Scotland and England. He specialises in the development of software, with a strong track record of delivering to time and budget, including the software underpinning Everflow's success in the market, which was designed and delivered in-house. Everflow was also the first retailer to partner with a customer to help them gain a self-supply licence.