Head of Regulatory Affairs
Paul Dawson is Head of Regulatory Affairs for RWE Supply & Trading (RWEST) and has been with RWEST since 2008. He oversees a team responsible for RWEST’s regulatory affairs activities in the wholesale energy markets and related financial services and environmental regulation. Paul is the current chair of the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET) and also the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA). Currently Paul is also the Chairman of the board at the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET).
Paul has over 25 years’ experience working on the design and regulation of liberalised energy and environmental markets. Prior to joining RWE, Paul worked on energy and emissions regulation within the banking sector for Citigroup and Barclays Capital and as Head of Government and Regulatory Affairs for Enron Europe. Paul started his career as an economic consultant at NERA advising European, US and Asian utilities on the liberalisation of energy markets and electricity market design.