Chris Welby is Head of Regulation at Bristol Energy, an Independent energy supplier wholly owned by Bristol City Council.  Bristol Energy’s mission is to fight fuel poverty which includes working with other stakeholders to create a smart energy city for Bristol and beyond.

Chris has been involved in smart energy developments for many years with a particular focus on ensuring existing regulations within the market do not hinder a smarter energy future.

Chris passionately believes that a smart energy system can help consumers out of fuel poverty provided the industry takes steps to ensure their engagement and deliver for all not just the engaged energy consumer.