Stephen Barrett

Director of Membership and Strategic Engagement, Energy & Utility Skills

As Director of Membership & Strategic Engagement at Energy & Utility Skills, Stephen is accountable for the effective delivery of membership services across the sector and all four nations. He ensures that the Workforce Renewal & Skills Strategy 2020-2025, set by the CEO Council, is driven forward through effective programme management across all priorities. Having previously led consultancy and skills solutions business development at Thales UK and Babcock International Group, he understands the commercial and technical requirements associated with delivering value. With over 16 years of military service and 17 years in the energy sector, Stephen has led successful organisational design, competency management and strategic change programmes. He holds an MBA and is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.