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
• Jean-Bernard Lévy (Chairman)
• Pierre Todorov
• Hervé Machenaud
• Marianne Laigneau
• Henri Lafontaine
- Chief Executive Officer: Vincent de Rivaz, CBE
- Chief Financial Officer: Rob Guyler
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.
Each of our Executive Team has responsibility for one of our Better Energy Ambitions. For more details, see our page on our Better Energy Ambitions.
The Executive Team consists of:
Vincent de Rivaz (Chair)
Chief Executive Officer
Managing Director – Generation
Managing Director – Nuclear New Build
Managing Director – Customers
Chief Financial Officer
Chief People Officer
Director of Strategy and Corporate Affairs
“We believe that all harm is preventable so our aim is Zero Harm. That means providing healthy workplaces that are safe for all, a strong focus on wellbeing, and taking positive action to ensure the public is not harmed by our operations.”
- Vincent de Rivaz CBE, Chief Executive
“Our focus is on fair value, better service and simplicity, with energy efficiency and support for vulnerable customers at the heart of our approach”
– Beatrice Bigois, Managing Director, Customers
“Climate change and environmental protection remain among the most pressing global challenges – today and for the future. We will lead the way in cutting emissions from electricity generation and achieve an increasingly positive environmental impact across our activities today and through our planning for the future”
- Paul Spence, Director of Strategy and Corporate Affairs
“Nuclear safety remains our overriding priority, with security of low carbon electricity supply, and our sites, at our core. Our commitment to responsible business means we will work with Government, NGOs and others to demonstrate real progress towards finding long-term UK radioactive waste solutions.”
– Stuart Crooks, MD, Generation and Humphrey Cadoux-Hudson, MD, Nuclear New Build
“We will make strong and trusted financial and ethical performance central to how we do business, providing an essential service in a responsible way.”
- Rob Guyler, Chief Financial Officer
“We will build a world-class training network and culture of inclusion to help our people achieve their full potential and work as a force for good in the community. We will lead on building skills and inspiring the next generation.” - Janet Hogben, Chief People Officer