We have provided in-depth profiles of the individuals that make up our management team here at ScottishPower, so you can become acquainted with the people helping us tackle the UK's energy challenge.
Chief Executive, ScottishPower
As Chief Executive, Keith Anderson is a member of the Board of Directors and has responsibility for all ScottishPower businesses, the financial performance of the Company and the leadership of ScottishPower internally and externally.
Marion S. Venman
General Counsel and Secretary to the ScottishPower Board
As a company making innovative steps every day we take our legal responsibilities seriously. That’s why Marion was appointed Secretary to the Board and General Counsel in October 2007. Prior to this, she was the Legal and Commercial Director for Energy Networks.
Human Resources Director
Sarah is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources, both strategic and operational, ensuring overall alignment with the group’s vision and goals. Sarah will oversee all aspects of HR management, policies and practices to meet the needs of the organisation.
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Finance & Resources Director
Charles Langan was appointed Finance and Resources Director in June 2020 with responsibility for leading a team that includes IT, Procurement, Security, Treasury, Insurance and Risk.
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Corporate Affairs Director
Andrew Lappin was appointed as Corporate Affairs Director in June 2019, with responsibility for leading a combined Corporate Communications, Government Relations and Regulation function.
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Control & Administration Director
Helping us keep our business on track financially, Nicola Connelly was appointed Control & Administration Director in July 2021 with responsibility for providing strategic financial leadership and the day to day management of the finance function.
CEO, SP Energy Networks
As CEO of SP Energy Networks, Vicky Kelsall leads all Transmission and Distribution activity across Scotland, North Wales, Cheshire, and Merseyside. She is responsible for ensuring 3.5 million customers benefit from a safe, secure, and resilient network, as well as driving the networks’ fundamental role in delivering net zero.
CEO, UK Retail
Andrew Ward is responsible for ScottishPower's retail activities in the UK energy market, ensuring business targets are met or exceeded through effective Marketing plans and products, optimum mix of Sales Channels, efficient Customer Service and delivery of strategic projects such as Smart Metering.
CEO ScottishPower Renewables
Charlie Jordan’s career with ScottishPower began in 1997 where he joined the then Technology Division of the business. He joined Renewables in 2002 as a Project Engineer at Cruach Mhor onshore windfarm (UK) and went on to manage the construction of many onshore windfarms across the UK before joining the Offshore business in 2009.
Álvaro Martínez Palacio
Managing Director, Iberdrola Global Offshore Wind Business
Alvaro has been working in Iberdrola Group since 1999 when he joined the Group Engineering Company to work in large hydraulic projects. In 2005 he joined the Renewables Division of the group developing hydro and solar projects. Since 2008 he has working in offshore wind where he has been responsible for managing operations and projects across UK, Europe and US. During this period he has been involved in projects like West of Duddon Sands (UK), Wikinger (Germany), Saint Brieuc (France), Baltic Eagle (Germany), Vineyard 1 (US) and East Anglia Hub (UK).