Gareth
Miller

Chief Executive Officer

Phone: +44 (0) 1603 542101
Email: g.miller@cornwall-insight.com

Gareth is CEO at Cornwall Insight, following successful careers as an energy project financier for Barclays and as a civil servant at the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

Gareth has a strong background in business leadership, based on more than five years of company board level experience, and fifteen years in various senior management roles. In term of market expertise and skills, Gareth is specialist in energy market investment, policy design and option assessment, as well as strategy. He has extensive practical experience in consulting, research and report authorship as well as being a practiced trainer.

Highlights from Gareth’s career include financing many major infrastructure projects across Europe, playing a key role in the creation of the GB Contract for Difference scheme, and leading the growth and expansion of Cornwall Insight into consulting generally, and latterly into new international markets.

Latest thinking

Regulation and policy

The certainty of uncertainty

Energy prices came off at the end of the week. There is a cautiously positive sentiment that having coped with the Nord Stream 1 shutdown without price carnage and with European storage stocks on target, the August peaks are in the rearview mirror. But, whilst it is very positive that...

Energy Market Design

Reform in haste, repent at leisure: squaring electricity market reform with investor confidence

In April 2022, the attention in the market turned to REMA, a welcome opening of a necessary conversation on market reform. The risks here have always been about process as much as outcome and balancing interests and objectives. I penned this piece urging consideration is given to the time and...

Business supply and services

Our initial response to the government energy announcement

We welcome the government’s objective to address the affordability of energy for both domestic and business consumers in the UK. The policy announcements made today will alleviate some of the hardship consumers have been concerned about for many months.   On the household side of the equation, industry thinking is...

Commercial and market outlook

Reaction to BEIS consultation on the Review of Electricity Market Arrangements

Confirming the Review of Electricity Market Arrangements (REMA) opens the prospect of a complete overhaul of the electricity market in Great Britain for the first time in over 20 years. The scope is very wide and the perceived need for reform clear from BEIS in the consultation document, with much...

Home supply and services

Determining how we fund, not just what we fund, is critical

This article was extracted from our Energy Spectrum publication published 23 May 2022. Energy Spectrum is a weekly news service which keeps you up-to-date with developments in the market. Find out more and request a free trial here. Last week I was on a great panel for Mott Macdonald and...

Commercial and market outlook

Cornwall Insight responds to the announcement of an Energy Bill in the Queen’s Speech

The Queen’s Speech this week included a much-anticipated announcement that an Energy Bill will be introduced at some point over the next parliamentary session. The Bill is a logical conclusion of policy development in the period since the net zero commitment was made in the summer of 2019. It accommodates...

Low carbon generation

Reform in haste, repent at leisure: squaring electricity market reform with investor confidence

The review of electricity market arrangements (REMA) signalled by the energy security strategy could impact wholesale & balancing markets, & there could be a need to examine the capacity market rules & CFD contracts. It is too early to know what options will ultimately be adopted or when changes would...

Commercial and market outlook

Cornwall Insight responds to the publication of the energy strategy  

The Energy Security Strategy is a very political document that raises as many questions as it answers. There are clear favourites and as much can be read in to what is in the Strategy as what is not. 15 months on from the Powering Our Net Zero Future White Paper,...