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Utility Week is the leading business media brand for the UK’s utilities industries. Independent and trusted, Utility Week is led from the front by the expert editorial team.

Editorial Team

Ellen Bennett, Publishing Director, Utilities


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Ellen has been the editor of Utility Week since 2012, and has covered energy and water extensively in that time. Prior to joining Utility Week, Ellen worked as a business editor and journalist across titles covering the built environment and insurance.

Jane Gray, Deputy Editor


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Jane joined Utility Week in 2014. In a variety of roles, she has supported the development of news and features for water and energy readers and she now leads the magazine’s premium content agenda. In 2015, Jane also led the launch of Utility Week’s sister title Network. Before joining Utility Week, Jane was editor of The Manufacturer magazine, an engineering and manufacturing title.

Suzanne Heneghan, Acting Editor


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Suzanne is Acting Editor at Utility Week, overseeing its daily news and features coverage and developing the content and digital agenda for core Utility Week issues. A former UK regional newspaper editor, Suzanne has more than 20 years’ experience in journalism across a range of publications and roles, including digital. She is also a Chartered Institute of Marketing professional. Key industry interests include the energy retail market, energy policy and regulation, and smart home technology.

Lois Vallely, Features Editor


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Lois joined Utility Week as a reporter in January 2015, after graduating from Queen’s University Belfast with a degree in English and Film Studies. She is Utility Week’s water retail expert and is also editor of sister title Water.Retail - which she helped launch in spring 2017.

Katey Pigden, News Editor


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Katey joined the team at Utility Week as deputy news editor in September 2017 and became news editor in June 2018. She predominantly covers all aspects of the water sector. Katey's early career was spent working on daily and weekly regional newspapers as well as business magazines.

Tom Grimwood, Energy Correspondent


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Tom joined Utility Week as a reporter in January 2016. He previously worked as a freelance journalist for various publications and radio stations. For Utility Week, Tom covers energy networks and energy generation.

Adam John, Reporter


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Adam joined Utility Week as a reporter in July 2018 after almost two years working on a local news website in Kent. Prior to this he gained a 2:1 degree in History from the University of Hull before going on to gain a Master’s in Journalism (News) from the University of Salford. Adam's focus at Utility Week is on the energy retail sector.

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