- Soil Association
- Dr Tony Ballance
Dr Tony Ballance
Tony is a senior board level strategist, who works in the utility and environmental sectors with over twenty years’ experience in senior corporate, consultancy and regulatory roles.
He is presently Chief Strategy & Regulation Officer at Cadent Gas Ltd - the largest of the UK’s gas distribution businesses - where he leads the company’s decarbonisation strategy – as well as its regulatory, sustainability and corporate affairs teams. Prior to this Tony was Director of Strategy & Regulation at Severn Trent Plc where he performed a very similar role - and was on the Board for eight years.
Tony has previously worked as an economic consultant in the utilities sector, as well as Chief Economist of the water sector regulator Ofwat. He is a passionate environmentalist, who also has extensive international/developing country experience.
He is a Council Member of the Regulatory Policy Institute; a Board Member of the CBI’s Decarbonisation Council; and until very recently was a trustee on the Board of the National Forest Company.