Neil Pennington

Strategic Adviser
Energy Web Foundation
Neil Pennington
Action and Impact. Technology, digitisation and connectivity are changing everything – fast. Neil is an Innovator obsessed with helping people, business and governments make sense of this and take practical action. Neil has deep senior-level experience of the energy sector, and expertise in innovation, decentralised technology including smart energy, energy retail and grids, blockchain, ai, fintech. He also works with governments on tech issues ranging from cryptocurrency regulation and fintech to international cross-border co-operation across the Commonwealth and is a frequent writer and speaker. Currently a Strategic Adviser for the Energy Web Foundation and consultant to the Commonwealth, he is highly networked in a deeply interconnected world. Having worked in large corporates and consultancy (including BG, PwC, IBM, United Utilities, RWE) and in start-ups from payments to blockchain and distributed energy, he understands the challenges of making things happen and has achieved great results.