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Profile of registrant

Office of Gas and Electricity Markets

Identification number in the register: 89437226792-42
Registration date: 27/09/11 14:04:12

The information on this organisation was last modified on 09/10/14 16:27:27
The date of the last annual update was 30/09/14 13:34:09

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Office of Gas and Electricity Markets
Acronym: Ofgem
Legal status: Non-ministerial government department
Website address:


Section: VI - Organisations representing local, regional and municipal authorities, other public or mixed entities, etc.
and more precisely: Other public or mixed entities, etc.

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  David Ashbourne
Position: Partner - Legal

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Mark Copley
Position: Associate Partner

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 9 Millbank 
London SW1P 3GE
Telephone number: (+44) 2079017000
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Ofgem is the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets, regulating the gas and electricity industries in
Great Britain.

We operate under the direction and governance of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority which makes all major decisions and sets policy priorities.

The Authority’s powers and duties are provided for under the Gas Act 1986, the Electricity Act 1989, the Competition Act 1998, the Utilities Act 2000 and the Energy Acts 2004, 2008 and 2010 and other statutes.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 30
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Jack Robinson 23/01/15 20/01/16


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Trans-European Energy Networks (TEN-E)
Energy Efficiency Directive
Third Package

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Energy


Total number of members that are natural persons: 878
Number of member organisations:
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2013 - 03/2014
Total budget: 98,583,000
of which public financing: 98,583,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources: 30,784,000
- from local/regional sources:
Gas and electricity licence fees : 62,798,000
Miscellaneous : 5,001,000
from other sources:
- donations:
- contributions from members:
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year:
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

An average of the closing daily euros per sterling rate has been used to convert the figures provided in the financial data section of the transparency register from sterling to euros.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.