Andrew Burgess

Associate partner, Ofgem

Andy leads Ofgem’s work on Flexibility and the teams dealing with the Electricity system framework and connections and constraint management. Previously he was associate partner in our networks divisions leading at various times on electricity and gas transmission and distribution policy and regulation of energy networks generally.

He is Chair of the CEER (European Regulators) Smart Grids Co-ordination Task Force and vice-chair of the CEER Distribution Systems Working Group and a member of the Bureau of the OECD Network of Economic Regulators.

Andy is a member of Ofgem’s Enforcement Oversight Board. Until October 2011, Andy was head of enforcement and competition policy at Ofgem, leading on Ofgem’s approach to use of its enforcement powers – under competition law, consumer protection legislation, and sectoral legislation.

He joined Ofgem in 2008 from the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR), where he was head of network regulation, and interim deputy director of industry monitoring and analysis. Andy had previously held a number of posts at ORR, including leading on European Policy and developing ORR’s strategy and corporate planning and managing regulatory oversight of commercial access contracts for rail infrastructure.