Greg Jackson is the founder and CEO of Octopus Energy Group, the energy technology group with 5.1 million customers globally, operations in 19 countries and a £6bn portfolio of renewable energy assets.
Launched in 2016, Octopus Energy’s mission is to bring cheaper, greener power to all through technology. Greg’s vision of using technology to disrupt the energy market has attracted over $1.5 billion worth of funding from international energy companies, large pension funds and global investors, and has valued the company at around $5 billion.
Greg is a key thought leader in the UK on issues related to energy transition, energy costs and innovation, especially in energy.
Greg built and sold a number of successful businesses before starting Octopus, including Consultant Connect, a telemedicine provider serving 40% of UK doctors, and e-commerce company C360 which built platforms for many large enterprises. He is an angel investor in a wide range of start-ups, including Xlinks, the company building the world’s largest subsea cable that will bring renewable energy from Morocco to the UK and Zopa, the world’s first peer to peer finance company.