Convenor of Audit Committee
Jessie has extensive management experience in the water and telecoms sectors. In particular she is experienced in opening markets to competition and managing services in regulated competitive environments, often addressing complex regulatory issues. She provides consulting in these areas.
Until recently Jessie was a senior manager at Scottish Water. She joined Scottish Water prior to the opening of the business market in Scotland for water and sewerage to retail competition, was responsible for establishing the wholesale capability and implementation of separation from Scottish Water’s retail arm. Since market opening, Jessie was responsible for managing the wholesale services. Prior to leaving Scottish Water she worked on the Open Water programme responsible for market reform in England.
Before joining Scottish Water, Jessie worked for BT in a range of management roles, including wholesale services, BT Group Regulatory Affairs; BT’s representative on the Board of one of the international satellite consortia, and working for BT in Germany.
Jessie has a PhD from the University of Aberdeen, her thesis being on a demographic subject, and also has a Diploma in Marketing.