James Johnston

Chief executive officer, Open Utility

James is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Open Utility, an innovative energy technology company with a mission to democratise energy. In 2015 they partnered with green energy supplier Good Energy to launch Piclo, the UK’s first online marketplace for buying and selling renewable electricity. Since the company’s inception in 2013, James and his co-founders have secured over £1M in funding. Open Utility won Startup of the Year at European Utility Week and is one of Bloomberg’s Business Innovators 2016.