Dermot helps business leaders navigate strategic regulatory and competition challenges, particularly in regulated industries.
Dermot formally headed up an energy regulator and worked closely with other UK regulators. He also has experience in telecoms, water, and competition policy and enforcement. His unrivalled policy and regulatory expertise gives him deep insight into the complex regulatory and policy issues that business leaders face, as well as direct experience in how to resolve them.
Dermot was CEO of Ofgem, the UK energy regulator, from 2014-2020, and also chaired the UK regulatory network (the umbrella organisation encompassing all of Britain’s economic regulators). Prior to this, he was Executive Chair of the Irish energy and water regulator. He has also worked in competition policy and telecom regulation.
Dermot joined Fingleton as a Director in 2020.