John D Bennett

John D Bennett has over thirty years' experience in consultancy and commercial operations in the utilities sector. He has extensive experience in advising Regulatory bodies and Government Departments on energy sector transformation. John is an expert on utility market reform; his experience covers the development of market codes, with particular focus on market financial arrangements including price control. Since 2011, John has worked extensively on the development and implementation of the Smart Metering Programme in GB, focusing on a range of commercial matters as well as the adoption and enrolment of SMETS1 devices into DCC.

John has previously held senior management roles at the consulting firms, St Clements Services, Lacuna Consulting, PHB Hagler Bailly and Logica plc. Prior to consulting, John worked for one of the England & Wales Public Electricity Suppliers during and following its privatisation, working on demand forecasting, energy purchasing and settlements.

John has a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Manchester and a MSc in Mathematical Modelling & Computer Simulation from Coventry University.