Utility Week Live, 22nd - 23rd May 2018

James Robbins

James Robbins

chief information officer, Drax Group

As CIO of Drax Group plc James is passionate about Innovation, Information and Improving the way energy is generated, supplied and used for a better future.  He is comfortable with digital complexity having also previously led, as CIO, the development and implementation of Innovative Information Transformation strategies across several multi sector organisations including; Northumbrian Water Group, Abellio Transport Holdings and Your Housing.

James is a frequent face on the CIO100 and Computing Magazines Top10 UK CIO’s.  He has an MBA from Manchester Business School, is a Masters graduate from Liverpool John Moores University and is a big supporter of the UK IT industry’s ‘Byte Night’ Charity, Action for Children, please visit justgiving.com/winningciobytenight or @winningcio


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