Dr Nina Skorupska

Dr Nina Skorupska CBE, Chief Executive, Renewable Energy Association


Nina is CEO of the REA, a not-for-profit trade association representing British renewable energy producers and promoting the use of renewable energy in the UK.

A chemist by training with over 25 years’ experience in the energy industry, she has worked in a number of senior executive and board roles at National Power, RWE npower and Essent NV.

She joined National Power in 1993 as a fuel specialist and moved through the ranks to become the first female Power Station Manager of RWE npower’s Didcot B.

Since then she has led a UK energy trading team, been Director of npower’s Technology Services, spent time in Germany as RWE Group’s Director of Performance Improvement, and then the Netherlands where she was Chief Technology Officer at Essent NV, a wholly-owned company of RWE Group and the Netherlands’ largest energy company. There she was responsible for its entire generation fleet, innovation, R&D and renewable energy developments.

In July 2013 Nina took the helm of the Renewable Energy Association as its Chief Executive.

Nina also sits on the Board of Women in Science and Engineering (WISE).

My Sessions

Policy debate – “The Choices”


With the recent Government commitment to upgrading UK energy infrastructure and increasing clean energy investment the UK is on course to building a diverse energy system with greater security in supply and record investments in renewable technology and reliable electricity. The session will explore the current mix of policy interventions and subsidies in the energy […]

Energy Infrastructure

Decentralised renewable generation infrastructure


The levelised cost of renewable electricity in the UK has been falling and the recent pledge by the Government to increasing clean energy investment support for renewable projects was set at £730 million each year to 2020. The session will look into the state of the UK’s decentralised renewable energy infrastructure market. It will address […]

Energy Infrastructure