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Sharon Darcy, DirectorSharon Darcy

 

Sharon is a champion of consumer concerns in energy and water and has worked with Sustainability First since 2013. She served on the Council of Which? until April 2019, prior to which she was a long-standing board member of Consumer Futures (and its predecessor bodies, Consumer Focus and energywatch).  She is a board member of the Solicitors Regulation Authority, a member of the UK Regulators Network Expert Panel and of the British Academy Public Policy Committee.

As a qualified accountant, she began her career working on value for money studies in the privatisation and regulation team at the National Audit Office. She has been a Trustee of the new workplace pension provider NEST where she chaired the Risk Committee, a lay member of the Standards Committee of the House of Commons and Chair of a Citizens’ Advice Bureau.  She has also been a member of Ofgem’s expert panel to assess the network innovation competitions; the Ofgem ‘Consumer Challenge Group’ for Distribution Price Control 5, RIIO1 and RIIO2; and Ofwat’s Customer Advisory Panel and the previous Ofwat Future Regulation Advisory Panel.