RAW Charging names ex-energy minister Tim Eggar as chairman

EV charging company RAW Charging has appointed ex-energy minister Tim Eggar as one of its non-executive chairmen.

Eggar served as a government minister for 11 years and Energy Minister between 1992 and 1996, and was appointed as Chairman of the Oil and Gas Authority in March 2019, a role he still holds.

After leaving Parliament, Eggar became chairman of Agip UK and M. W. Kellogg Limited. In 1998, he was appointed as CEO of Monument Oil and Gas until its acquisition by Lasmo. From 2000 to 2004 he headed up ABN AMRO’s Energy Corporate finance worldwide business. He also sits on the strategic advisory board of Braemar Energy Ventures, an early investor in ChargePoint.

From 2004, he held a number of roles including chairman of Harrison Lovegrove & Co, Indago Petroleum, 3legs Resources and, most recently, chairman of Cape plc and MyCelx Technologies Corp.

Eggar joins RAW Charging following the recent appointment of David Richards CBE as a non-executive Director, as the company continues its mission to deliver an extensive network of EV charging infrastructure across the UK and supporting the UK Government’s transition away from diesel and petrol cars.

Bruce Galliford, CEO of RAW Charging, said: “We are delighted to have Tim joining the Board of RAW Charging. Tim has a wealth of experience in the energy sector that the Company can draw upon as it delivers on its EV installation strategy. We look forward to the next year as we continue to grow RAW Charging and provide UK and European asset owners with EV charging solutions to enable the energy transition.”

Tim Eggar, non-executive chairman of RAW Charging, also commented: “RAW Charging is a hugely exciting business and I am pleased to be joining the team. The shift to EV is a major structural change in the energy market and I look forward to lending my experience to the team as we navigate this extremely important period for UK infrastructure. I am confident that RAW Charging will continue on its rapid growth trajectory.”

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