On the recommendation of the Prime Minister, Juliet Davenport OBE is appointed as a new member of The Crown Estate Board
Juliet has been appointed to The Crown Estate Board, by Royal Warrant, to serve her term as Board Commissioner. Juliet’s first term will commence from 1 September 2020 for an initial period of four years.
Juliet is the Chief Executive Officer of Good Energy Group PLC, a 100% renewable energy company, which she founded in 2002. In 2013, she was awarded an OBE for services to renewables.
Juliet has spent her entire career seeking to transform the UK energy market by helping homes and businesses to be part of a sustainable solution to climate change. She has been on various industry-related boards, including, currently, the Renewable Energy Association, Innovate UK and the Energy Institute.
Appointments and re-appointments of The Crown Estate Commissioners are Crown Appointments made on the recommendation of the Prime Minister.
Non-Executive appointments are made in line with the Governance Code on Public Appointments and regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments.
All appointments are made on merit and political activity plays no part in the selection process. However, in accordance with the original Nolan recommendations, there is a requirement for appointees’ political activity (if any declared) to be made public. Juliet Davenport has confirmed that she has not engaged in any political activity in the last 5 years.