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Hannah Nixon

Hannah Nixon

Non-Executive Director

Hannah was appointed a non executive director of the JCRA and GCRA in March 2014.

Hannah has extensive experience in economic regulation and competition issues, working across a range of industries in the public and private sectors.

She is currently the Managing Director of the newly established Payment Systems Regulator, which has responsibility for regulating the £75 trillion payment systems industry in the UK. Hannah was previously a Senior Partner at Ofgem, the GB gas and electricity regulator. She had particular responsibility for leading the regulation of the local distribution network companies. Whilst at Ofgem, Hannah has lead the development and implementation of RIIO, a new and innovative approach to regulation. She was also Ofgem's Head of Profession for Economics.

Before that, Hannah was Head of Regulatory Economics at the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR), a founding member of CEPA, an economic and financial consultancy, and a Vice President of Deutsche Bank’s global markets economics team.

Interests as at June 2017

- Managing Director - Payment Systems Regulator

- Partner - C Nixon and Partners LLP

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