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John Hartley

John Hartley

Chief Executive Officer, Levidian

A proven business leader in the energy and decarbonisation fields. John has spent his career building growth businesses. A passionate net zero advocate, he studied climate change and environmental economics at the University of Cambridge, before pursuing a career in energy and technology development.

Prior to Levidian John was Global Director of Product Management for Centrica, with accountability for bringing new, low-carbon technology to their global business customer base. While sitting on the Executive Leadership team for Centrica Business Solutions (CBS), John launched products including EV enablement, demand response (to enable a more renewable electricity grid) and battery storage. He helped CBS grow from a small team in 2015, to a business of more than £2bn revenue in 2020.

Prior to this, John worked in strategy consulting, first at Accenture and then at McKinsey. His work has predominantly focused on the energy industry with commercial strategy and growth planning across Asia, Australia and Europe.