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 jobs, focused 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 island’s carbon reduction targets
"We are 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 change. Being 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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