Hannah Nixon

Independent Non Executive Director

Hannah has extensive experience in economic regulation working across a number of sectors in both private consultancy and within a number of regulators, most recently as Chief Executive Officer of the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR).

After graduating from Cambridge University, Hannah chose investment banking with Deutsche Bank and worked in London, Frankfurt and Sydney, achieving promotion to Vice President within six years.

A brief spell at the Office of Rail Regulation followed before Hannah joined Ofgem as Senior Partner at Ofgem. Here she led the division responsible for the electricity and gas networks, developing and implementing the RIIO price control framework, and co-chairing the Smart Grid Forum with DECC.

She was also a member of several advisory boards, including the Government Economics Service, the ORR advisory panel and water regulator Ofwat’s Future Regulation advisory panel.

Hannah currently sits on the board of the Channel Islands Competition & Regulatory Authority (CICRA) where she has developed experience in compliance and risk, and financial management as Chair of its Audit and Risk Committee.