Tony has a First Class Honours degree in Management Science from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (now the University of Manchester).
He is one of the joint founders and Commercial Director of Cre8 Innovation Solutions Ltd (www.cre8is.co.uk).
Tony headed up networks commercial activities of London Electricity to which was later added responsibility for the financial aspects of the business when he became Networks Finance Director. Subsequently he specialised in the likely impact of distributed generation on all aspects of the electricity industry and has been involved in the management of a number of collaborative research projects in this area.
Recent projects have included the supporting a consortium of universities in gaining Research Council funding for their project, and the BP funded urban energy systems project.
He has extensive experience in commercial, financial and business process change activities, including pricing, contracts, accounting and related aspects at all levels within the electricity industry. He has been extensively involved in the privatisation of the UK electricity industry, its regulation, the development of the competitive market and the separation of retail and networks businesses.
Tony is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, a non-Executive Director of Electralink Ltd and a Visiting Professor to Imperial College, London.