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. 

He has been CEO since 1 November 2017.  Simone was the EDF Group Senior Executive Vice President in charge of the International Division from 2015 to 2017, and Chief Financial Officer at EDF Energy from April 2011.

He started his career in 1993 in the Treasury Department of De Agostini in Novara (Italy), moved to Management Consulting with KPMG Corporate Finance and from 1996 in McKinsey&Co., Milan (Italy), where he served various Financial Institutions, Industrial and Energy clients. In 2004 he joined Edison SpA in Milan (Italy) as Head of Strategy, where he subsequently covered the responsibility of Director of Planning, Control and IT. In November 2009 he moved to Constellation Energy Nuclear Group in Baltimore (USA) as Chief Financial Officer. 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


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.