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Executive Committee

Angus joined DCC as CEO in March 2017 and has an extensive telecoms background. 

Most recently Angus was a Senior Vice President for Global Enterprise Products at Vodafone and, until 2013, the Managing Director of Customer Services and CRM at BT. Previously he has held senior positions within Cable & Wireless and Ciena

Before joining DCC in 2018, Penny held a number of senior roles at British Telecom. Her career and experience spans more than 20 years in telecoms, focused on successfully leading large operational teams through complex transformation and growth.

More recently, amongst other responsibilities, Penny has led DCC’s work to migrate millions of first-generation (SMETS1) smart meters.

Jason Clark became our Chief Financial Officer on 1 February 2021. Before joining DCC, Jason spent two years as the Chief Financial Officer at Bristol Airport, where he had Board level responsibility for Finance, Risk Management, Procurement and IT. Prior to this, Jason spent the majority of his career in the energy industry with RWE, working across upstream and downstream businesses in the UK and Europe, with his last position being the UK Finance Director for RWE npower.

Ro manages DCC's build function that takes customer capability requests and ensures end-to-end delivery through a structured governance process on time, within budget and to the required standards for successful in-life operations.  

Ro has extensive experience in the Energy Sector, in her previous role as Portfolio Governance Director at British Gas, where she was responsible and accountable for overseeing and reporting on the performance of the UK Energy Supply and Service Business. She has played a key role in enabling a saving of £300m annually. Her tenure at British Gas spans over 17 years holding various roles and brings a wealth of knowledge.

Neil Dudleston joined DCC in November 2019 from Thomas Cook, where he was the Global CISO for the Thomas Cook Group. Neil brings many years of senior management experience, gained from positions in retail, central government, utilities, defence and consulting. Neil has a long and proven history in the security profession.

George is the Director of Corporate Affairs at Smart DCC. He leads the company's corporate communications and public affairs functions, working closely with colleagues in regulatory affairs.

Before joining DCC in 2018, George held senior corporate roles at British Gas and in Whitehall. He was previously a management consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, and spent the first 17 years of his career as a correspondent and presenter at BBC News.

Mike has spent 35 years working in networks, from his first role as an engineer in his native New Zealand to senior leadership positions in Europe where he has managed operations and infrastructure for data centres.

In a former CTO role, Mike led a team which developed Technology Solutions to the UK Public Sector. He spent five years working to improve technology in the rail industry, leading the team developing high speed network upgrades to Network Rail. Before joining DCC in August 2020, Mike was Head of Optical Networks for a company innovating around the future of connectivity - including 5G, broadband and WiFi networks.

Ed is leading a programme that will transform Smart DCC from a single programme project to a business that reliably delivers multiple programmes while supporting a resilient service with millions of end users.

Ed previously spent 13 years at British Gas in a variety of leadership roles. Most recently he was Director of Smart Metering Infrastructure. Ed was involved in the British Gas smart metering programme from start-up to volume deployment of SMETS1, and was responsible for the British Gas SMETS2 programme as well as implementing commercial metering contracts and developing the future smart metering operating model. Ed also has previous experience in management consulting, and in upstream oilfield services with Schlumberger. 

Gaynor has over 20 years’ experience in leading People Teams, predominantly in the telecoms and retail industry. Previous employers include Vodafone, Telefonica O2, Dixons Carphone and Kingfisher Group where she had responsibility for Board-level Business Partnering, People Strategy and Programmes, People Transformation Leadership and Talent strategy.

Most recently, Gaynor has excelled in HR consulting roles within the Public sector and Financial Services most recently working with Legal & General.

Siobhan leads the team in DCC that has responsibility for managing and engaging with the regulatory landscape that governs the work we do, from ensuring that we are compliant with our licence to ensuring that our spend is economic and efficient.

Before joining DCC in December 2018, Siobhan worked in the civil service for 16 years in a number of different Departments including the Department for Energy and Climate Change and the Department for International Development. She has experience of designing multi million pound government programmes, strategy development, stakeholder engagement and delivering legislative change.