Barry Panayi will start his role as Non-Executive Director at the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) on 16 March 2020.
Barry specialises in data and digital transformation and has worked in data for the whole of his career. He is currently Chief Data Officer for Lloyds Banking Group, where he leads the data strategy, governance and data science teams.
Prior to Lloyds Banking Group Barry spent the majority of his early career at Ernst & Young helping to lead the data and analytics practice and has subsequently headed up data and digital teams in organisations such as Bupa and Virgin.
Barry champions the power of data, not just for organisations but for society as a whole and has worked on numerous initiatives across both private and public sectors as well as promoting the importance of digital skills in our society.