Chief Insights Officer

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World Energy Council

London, United Kingdom

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An exciting global energy leadership opportunity and a senior leadership role in a highly respected energy charity organisation, with a practical mission to inform, impact and inspire the sustainable supply and use of energy for the greatest benefit of all.

The Chief Insights Officer will harvest the collective intelligence and distil strategic insights from the diversity of experiences of global network of members. The CIO is responsible for providing new and timely insights and building new capabilities in agile, action learning sprints, and directs the development of a unique, flexible and interactive energy transition leadership toolkit in line with the Council’s business objectives.

The Chief Insights Officer leads the Insights team, working in partnership with senior leadership colleagues, to involve strategic partners and funders effectively in increasing the impact and influence of the world energy community, and to enhance the quality, relevance and visibility of the Council’s global position and Humanising Energy agenda.

He / she will help our members and wider key stakeholders to better shape and prepare for new and different energy futures which are already emerging from the complexity of global, regional and national developments within and beyond the energy sector.

Candidate background

  • Demonstrable senior leadership experience in a similar strategically orientated and team-leading role producing compelling energy insights
  • Credible in-depth experience and broad understanding of the world energy industry, trends and challenges.
  • Global mindset, strategic and inspiring forward-looking energy thinker with deep understanding of evolving energy leadership landscape
  • Strong energy experience with additional strengths in one or more of the following: AI and data mining; multi-stakeholder engagement; strategic foresight and policy gaming; and/or management consultancy/advisory
  • Excellent and demonstrable leadership skills with a proven ability to inspire others and lead diverse high performing teams
  • Ability to excel in an international organisation and environment, cross-cultural communications capabilities, and diplomacy skills
  • Outcome and results-driven approach, track record of building thriving stakeholder communities and creating value; demonstrable strong business acumen.
  • Accomplished communicator and presenter, able to convey complex ideas in succinct, plain English to a range of audiences; fluency of other languages highly regarded
  • Will be required to travel internationally
  • Good first degree in a relevant discipline


To apply please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to:

Please state 'Chief Insights Officer' in the subject of your email.

The deadline for applications is 30th July 2021 at 5.00pm.


The World Energy Council is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from candidates irrespective of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age. No applicant will be disadvantaged by conditions which cannot be shown to be justified and selection will be based on merit.

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