The World Energy Council is an international membership organisation with national Member Committees in over 90 countries.

Its secretariat is based in London (UK) and employees represent over 15 different countries, speak more than ten languages and come from a broad range of backgrounds, most with experience in the energy sector.


Current Vacancies

– Senior Director, Scenarios and Business Insights

Role: Senior Director, Scenarios and Business Insights 

Salary: Competitive

Location: London


This is an exciting time to join the World Energy Council to lead our Scenarios and Business Insights team, consolidating our progress and thought leadership on the energy transition, and supporting our vision of sustainable energy for all. The Council’s Scenarios helps stakeholders make sense of the range of outcomes facing global, regional and national energy systems, to consider what strategic decisions to make, and to provide a roadmap for similar decisions in the future.  Our Scenarios help set the conversations for convening with energy leaders, including CEOs, energy ministers and policy-makers on how the energy system will evolve.

The Senior Director of Scenarios and Business Insights is based in our London office and will report to the CEO with both the Scenarios and Resource teams reporting to him/her. This senior leadership role is key to ensuring the successful execution, continued relevance, and visibility of the Council’s thought-leading scenarios work. The key objectives of role of the Senior Director of Scenarios and Business Insights include:

  • the leadership of the Scenarios and Resources teams, working closely with Executive Chairs and CEO, ensuring that they work with our stakeholders and partners to bring credible, insightful and unique analysis and perspectives on the state and future of energy system.
  • working with our membership, partners, and regional teams to identify opportunities to engage stakeholders and deepen the Council footprint in respect of our Scenarios and Business Insights.
  • ensuring strong governance of the scenarios and studies activities, measuring and reporting performance, supporting communication efforts through key events and communications plans, and senior stakeholder management.

Alongside these responsibilities the Senior Director supports the CEO and COO in the evolution and execution of the Council strategy, providing strategic intelligence and support for business development.

A full role description is attached Scenarios SD Role_final (320.35 kB)

To apply:

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates with eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.

Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining your experience and how it meets the position description to (178.00 B) by 28 February 2017.