Angela Hepworth
Angela Hepworth
Commercial Director for Innovation
Drax

Angela’s role at Drax is focussed on helping the company deliver its world-leading to be carbon negative by 2030, as well as demonstrating how Drax will be play a major role in the energy transition. She is focusing on the development of bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) at Drax Power Station near Selby, North Yorkshire, as well as internationally, and the sale of high integrity carbon removal credits to enable corporates to meet their net zero goals. She has over 20 years’ experience in policy development and implementation, starting her career working at the heart of Government, advising Ministers on energy policy issues. During her time at EDF, she led the development of plans to build a new nuclear power station at Sizewell, before taking up the role of Policy Director, providing strategic advice on the energy policy agenda, including retail and power generation issues. She is a Powerful Women Ambassador, with a real commitment to supporting other women in the energy industry.