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The Balance of Power- how will the election impact energy.

7th March 2024


9:30am - 1pm

A recording of the event is now available below.


Elexon Ltd
4th Floor
350 Euston Road


The balance of power: how will the election impact energy

An opportunity to network with other WUN members followed by a panel discussion to provide an interesting, informative and politically neutral event for WUN members.

Chaired by Jo Butlin, WUN Co-Founder & Director


Kat Gay, Elexon.

Rachel HayesAssociate director, Regen

Kate Mulvany – Principle Consultant, Cornwall Insight

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Speaker bios:

Kat Gay, EMR Change Manager, Elexon.

An experienced Electricity Industry professional, focused on system change and governance. With nearly 20 years’ experience in the energy industry from a metering operative to my current role as Change Manager for EMR Settlement EMR Settlement (a subsidiary of Elexon), I lead a team gathering and translating changes in Energy Regulation, Rules and operational improvements into a working settlement system for Capacity Providers, Generators and Energy Suppliers.

Kate Mulvany – Principle Consultant, Cornwall Insight

Kate is a Principal Consultant specialising in strategy at Cornwall Insight, an independent energy consultancy firm.  Using nearly two decades of experience in policy, regulation and market design, Kate advises on investment, reform and Net Zero delivery.

Rachel Hayes, Associate director, Regen

Rachel is a key member of our leadership team and leads Regen’s strategic partnerships and impact, raising our profile as a key national voice in decarbonising our energy system. Rachel spent 2021 on secondment in the strategy team in the Cabinet Office working on COP26.

Rachel leads our networks, as well as the organisation’s policy, events and communications. Harnessing insight from our members and key stakeholders, including Regen members focussed across the whole system and the Electricity Storage Network. Providing key forums that address the latest issues for the sector, helping us to be a strong, informed and independent force for change. Rachel is a director of the Electricity Storage Network and is also the driving force behind some of the leading clean energy events.

As a working mum, Rachel is a passionate advocate of diversity and she founded a thriving national Women in Renewables network, ReWiRE, to ensure the sector is at the forefront of harnessing talent and received a British Empire Medal in 2017 for her services to the energy sector, in particular, her work supporting the development of women in the sector.

Chaired by Jo Butlin, WUN Co-Founder & Director and CEO EnergyBridge.

Having qualified as an accountant, Jo spent the majority of her career in leadership roles working across the energy sector before setting up her own consulting company, EnergyBridge (UK) Limited in 2017, to help businesses and investors navigate the energy market.

Jo has built a portfolio of Non Executive and advisory roles across the market. She is Chair of the OFGEM’s ESO Performance Panel, Chair of the Board of Thrive Renewables plc, Chair of the board of The Energy Consortium and a NED of Kensa Group Limited in addition to Board advisory roles to several clients. She works with organisations and individuals with a passion and ambition for facilitating the transition to a net zero world.

Jo is mother to two adult daughters. She spends her time outside work rowing, playing the piano, cello and organ and exploring the world with her husband in a very cool VW campervan.