Steve Cox - Business in the Community
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Steve Cox

Engineering and Technical Director,
Electricity North West Ltd

Net Zero Carbon Taskforce

Steve Cox is leading a team that is aiming to pioneer the way in which electricity is made, used and stored as the energy industry undergoes a huge transformation. Electricity North West is aiming to lead the north-west of England to carbon neutrality by 2038.

Steve has over 30 years of experience across the electricity supply industry in safety, commercial management, asset management, regulation, operations, training and development. Eight years of this was within a multi-industry utility.

He has managed teams of more than 400 employees across all aspects of distribution engineering and has a proven track record of successful programme management of major capital and IT investment projects.

Steve chairs the Distribution Code Panel and is a member of the Grid Code Review Panel. He has also been appointed to the board at Pro Manchester, a business development organisation in the north west, supporting growth and development.

Steve is leading Electricity North West’s innovation, strategic planning and policy activities and has overall responsibility for its safety programmes.