Simone Rossi, CEO EDF Energy

Simone Rossi is the Chief Executive Officer of EDF Energy and a member of the Executive Committee of EDF Group. 

Appointed as CEO in November 2017, Rossi joined EDF in 2004 and had been head of EDF Group's international division since 2015. Prior to that he held a number of roles across the Group including as a former chief financial officer to EDF Energy in the UK; the role of Chief Financial Officer at Constellation Energy Nuclear Group in Baltimore (USA), and five years as Head of Strategy at Edison SpA in Milan (Italy), where he subsequently covered the responsibility of Director of Planning, Control and IT.

Rossi’s early career saw him hold various positions in the financial and management consultancy industries within the Treasury Department of De Agostini in Novara (Italy), KPMG Corporate Finance and McKinsey&Co., Milan (Italy), where he served various Financial Institutions, Industrial and Energy clients.

Simone Rossi has a Degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University, Milan, and a Degree in Clarinet from Istituto Puccini, Gallarate (Italy).

 

EDF Energy Board of directors

Role

The overriding objective of the Board is to provide a management framework in which EDF Energy operates to the highest ethical and health and safety standards and its investments are preserved and enhanced through establishing a culture of zero harm and zero tolerance to bribery and fraud.

The purpose of the Board is to provide proper stewardship of EDF Energy, providing vision and leadership to supervise the management of EDF Energy’s business, to grow value responsibly in a sustainable manner, ensuring that EDF Energy’s fiscal and statutory obligations are met and that shareholder value is preserved and enhanced.

Our current board members

Non-Executive Chairman

  • Colin Matthews CBE
     

Non-executive Directors
•       Jean-Bernard Lévy (Chairman) 
•       Pierre Todorov 
•       Xavier Girre
•       Veronique Lacour
•       Henri Lafontaine

Executive Directors

  • Chief Executive Officer: Simone Rossi
  • Chief Financial Officer: Rob Guyler

 

The EDF Energy Executive Team

The Executive Team, under the leadership of the Chief Executive Officer operating under the authority of the Board, direct and manage all matters connected with the day to day running of EDF Energy other than those which have been reserved by the Board for decision and/or approval.

The Executive Team consists of:

Simone Rossi (Chair)
Chief Executive Officer

Brian Cowell
Managing Director – Generation

Stuart Crooks
Hinkley Point C Managing Director

Humphrey Cadoux-Hudson
Nuclear Development Managing Director

Beatrice Bigois
Managing Director – Customers

Rob Guyler
Chief Financial Officer

Carol McArthur
Chief People Officer

Paul Spence
Director of Strategy and Corporate Affairs

Guido Santi
Chief Legal Officer

The Better Plan - stick of rock

The Better Plan

Our framework for being a sustainable and responsible energy business.

The Better Plan is an integral part of EDF’s 2030 vision – to be the efficient, responsible electricity company, and champion of low-carbon growth. 

We want to deliver Better Lives, Better Experience and Better Energy for all of society.