Utility Week Live, 22nd - 23rd May 2018

Ben Irons

Ben Irons

director and head of commissioned projects, Aurora Energy Research

Ben is an Executive Director of Aurora and Head of Commissioned Projects. Prior to joining Aurora, Ben spent 6 years at McKinsey and Company in London, where he specialised in energy and sustainability. He advised a wide range of clients from multinational corporations to governments and NGOs across Europe, North America, and the Middle East. Ben then spent 3 years at Centrica Energy as Director of Strategy, playing an active part in investment planning and management of assets in power generation, oil and gas production, and LNG.

Ben holds a first class honours degree in Engineering from Massey University in New Zealand, and an MPhil and DPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford.


The best industry exhibition I have ever been to. Thought provoking, interesting, good networking, with a positive feel to the whole event… it was excellent!

Jacob Tompkins OBE, Managing Director, Waterwise