is the Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth, and UK International Champion on Adaptation and Resilience for the COP26 Presidency

BEIS responsibilities include:

  • carbon budgets
  • green finance
  • low carbon generation
  • energy retail markets
  • electricity and gas wholesale markets and networks
  • oil and gas
  • security of supply
  • energy security, resilience and planning
  • international energy
  • international climate change and finance
  • climate science and innovation
  • EU energy and climate
  • nuclear
  • construction

Andy Mitchell CBE

Andy Mitchell CBE – Chief Executive Officer of Tideway and Co-chair of the Construction Leadership Council. Andy was previously Programme Director and board member at Crossrail.  Andy has managed a number of high profile projects both in the United Kingdom and overseas.  After 12 years working in the United Arab Emirates, France and South Africa and on major developments such as Hong Kong Airport and the Hong Kong West Rail, he joined Network Rail in 2001. He was Project Director for Network Rail’s Southern Power Upgrade project, and was also the Major Programme Director of the Thameslink Programme.  Andy is a fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, former Chair of the Infrastructure Industry Innovation Platform (i3P), and the Infrastructure Client Group (ICG) and since 2018 has been Co-chair of the Construction Leadership Council (CLC).  He was awarded the CBE for his services to Civil Engineering.