Juliet Davenport. Credit: The Crown Estate
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Juliet Davenport OBE to join Crown Estate Board

The Crown Estate announced that Juliet Davenport OBE has been appointed to its Board with effect from 1 September 2020.

Juliet is the Chief Executive Officer of Good Energy Group PLC, a 100% renewable energy company, which she founded in 2002. Juliet is a Council Member for Innovate UK, a Vice President of the Energy Institute and on the Board of Directors for the Renewable Energy Association. In 2013, she was awarded an OBE for services to renewables.  Juliet has a number of appointments in academic organisations, including at the University of Wales, Imperial College London, University of Bristol and London School of Economics.

Robin Budenberg, Chairman of The Crown Estate, said: “I am delighted to welcome Juliet to our board. Juliet’s deep knowledge and experience of the renewable energy sector will be invaluable as we embark on the next phase of growth for the UK’s world-leading offshore wind sector. While her passion and commitment to business as a force for good will benefit every part of what we do.”

Juliet Davenport OBE said: “I’m excited to be joining The Crown Estate. Never has the challenge of a cleaner, greener future for everyone been more important. This is a business with a unique role to play in supporting the UK’s transition to a low carbon future, whether through its role in offshore renewables or through the places it creates. I look forward to working with the Board and the leadership team.”

The recruitment of Juliet Davenport was made in accordance with the Governance Code on Public Appointments and regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments Positions are appointed by the Queen under Royal Warrant.

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