Nick Carter

Past Director General, RSB Abu Dhabi, Founder and Managing Partner of Hydrocity LLP

Nick Carter is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (previously the IEE) and a member of the UK Engineering Council. Educated at University College London, INSEAD and London Business School, he has spent most of his working life in utility management, having held a number of executive level positions in London Electricity and Southern Electricity of the United Kingdom. He joined the water and electricity market reform team for Abu Dhabi in 1998 and in 1999 was appointed Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Distribution Company and Board Member of the local transmission company (TRANSCO). From 2001 – 2014 he headed up the Regulation and Supervision Bureau (RSB) creating a world-class regulatory body including the formation of separate customer facing offices namely; Powerwise and Waterwise. Following a period as Advisor to the RSB he is currently the founder and managing partner of a market reform consultancy called Hydrocity LLP.