Maxine Mayhew has been appointed as Senior Independent Director of the Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) and the Electricity Settlements Company (ESC).
Dr Maxine Mayhew is MD Natural Resources for Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, where she is responsible for the profit and loss (P&L) delivery and continued development of the energy, water and defence markets along with the delivery of the consultancy capability for the group. Previously she was Group Commercial Director at Northumbrian Water Limited where she was responsible for supply chain and marketing functions as well as leading the sourcing, negotiation and delivery of high value commercial contracts and the group energy strategy development and deployment.
Maxine completed a PhD in 1998 and has held a variety of roles in the water industry. During recent years Maxine has focused on commercial leadership and strategy development and implementation and she has held director roles which have covered all aspects of the industry from operations and engineering, through to support services including health, safety, risk, security, procurement and marketing.
She is also an independent member of the Cranfield University Council and a Non-Executive Director at Karbon Homes.
This appointment has been made in accordance with guidance issued by the Commissioner for Public Appointments.
The LCCC and ESC are arm’s length bodies established by the government in 2014 to deliver Contracts for Difference (CfD) and the Capacity Market (CM) schemes. The schemes are designed to incentivise the investment required to transform our electricity infrastructure to deliver clean and reliable electricity supplies, whilst minimising costs to customers.