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Guernsey Electricity appoints Head of People and Change

Guernsey Electricity appoints Head of People and Change

Friday 04 June 2021

Guernsey Electricity appoints Head of People and Change


Guernsey Electricity has appointed Chris Watkin to the newly created role of Head of People and Change.

Mr Watkin joined Guernsey Electricity in 2018 as Head of HR. He previously ran his own HR consultancy and was Global Human Capital Partner at the Hay Group.

"We have challenging targets that demand we have talented and motivated people in the right jobsfocused on the right things," said Mr Watkin. 

"Our new people strategy is designed to create a sense of pride in our purpose and direction, particularly in leading the energy transition and playing a lead role in meeting the islands carbon reduction targets

"Ware investing in our people - so they become more customer, cost and - as importantly -carbon focused. Our aim is to become more digitally enabled in a culture that values being agile and adaptable in embracing the changes coming towards us."

Guernsey Electricity CEO Alan Bates said: "Chris brings a wealth of experience around managing people and changeBeing challenging, pragmatic and solutions focused is exactly what we need to lead the energy transition.

"Chris’s role is pivotal in ensuring we have the people and change capacity to be able to deliver appropriate solutions that deliver energy in a fair and equitable way for all islanders."

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