Group Executive Committee
The Group Executive Committee is responsible for implementing strategy and policy as agreed by the Board and for the operational management of all of SSE's businesses. It is made up of the Executive Directors and senior Executives listed below:
Group Executive Committee
Alistair Phillips-Davies - Chief Executive
ALISTAIR BECAME AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR IN JANUARY 2002 AND BECAME CHIEF EXECUTIVE IN JULY 2013.
Alistair has been with SSE since 1997, and possesses a detailed knowledge of the operations of each business area having held a number of senior roles throughout the Company. Prior to joining the Board in 2002 as Energy Supply Director, Alistair was Director of Corporate Finance and Business Development. In 2010, he became Generation and Supply Director, before Deputy Chief Executive in 2012, then Chief Executive in 2013. As Chief Executive, Alistair is responsible for leading the Group Executive Committee and for ensuring the delivery of strategy as agreed by the Board.
Gregor Alexander - Finance Director
GREGOR WAS APPOINTED FINANCE DIRECTOR IN 2002.
Gregor is a Chartered Accountant. He joined SSE in 1990 and since this time has worked in various finance roles within the Company, including Treasury and Tax, prior to joining the Board as Finance Director in 2002. During his career Gregor has been instrumental in a number of the major transactions and investments which define the Group. His extensive and long-standing knowledge of financial markets and experience of shareholder views, has supported the development of SSE's financial strategy, and purpose to create value for shareholders and society.
Colin Nicol - Managing Director, Networks
COLIN BECAME MANAGING DIRECTOR, NETWORKS IN 2015
Colin joined SSE in 2010 to work on major projects capital investment, through which he led project development and delivery in SSE’s growing Renewables business becoming the Lead Director for Wholesale Development. In 2014, Colin became Managing Director, Distribution within SSE’s Networks business, joining SSE’s Executive Committee at the same time. In 2015 he was appointed to his current role as Managing Director, Networks, through which he has responsibility for SSE’s two electricity distribution networks covering northern Scotland and central southern England, and also the Transmission network in northern Scotland.
Martin Pibworth - Wholesale Director
MARTIN BECAME WHOLESALE DIRECTOR IN SEPTEMBER 2017.
Martin joined SSE in 1998 as an energy trader, becoming Managing Director, Energy Portfolio Management, and a member of SSE's then Management Board in 2012. In 2014, he was appointed Managing Director, Wholesale, and a member of SSE's Executive Committee. Martin became Wholesale Director and a member of the SSE plc Board in September 2017. Martin is responsible for energy portfolio management, electricity generation, gas production, gas storage, and energy supply and related services for industrial and commercial customers.
Sally Fairbairn - Company Secretary and Director of Investor Relations
Sally Fairbairn joined SSE in 1997. Sally and her team provide company secretarial support and services to the Group and are the contact point for the investment community.