Our structure and leadership

Our structure

GEMA

Our governing body is the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority and is referred to as GEMA or the Authority. It comprises non-executive and executive members, and a non-executive chair.

The Authority members are appointed by the Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and include five Non-Executive Directors.

View details of GEMA members.

GEMA Members Register of Interests

Executive Committee

Our Executive Committee (ExCo) is chaired by our Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and is responsible for our overall performance.

Ten directors from across our organisation make up the committee membership.

View details of ExCo members.

View a chart of our organisational structure.

GEMA powers and duties

Full information on the Authority’s powers and duties, its rules and procedures and its various committees can be found in the following publications:

Meetings

The Authority meets at least 10 times a year, usually monthly except in January and August. Much of its work is carried forward by its Committees and through the advice they provide to the Authority.

For full details of matters discussed in these meetings see Board agendas and minutes

Meeting dates for 2021 are as follows:

Month

Date of meeting

January

Tuesday 26 January 2021 

Wednesday 27 January 2021

February

Tuesday 23 February 2021 

Wednesday 24 February 2021

March

Tuesday 30 March 2021

Wednesday 31 March 2021

April

Tuesday 27 April 2021

Wednesday 28 April 2021

May

Tuesday 25 May 2021 

Wednesday 26 May 2021

June

Tuesday 29 June 2021

Wednesday 30 June 2021

July

Tuesday 27 July 2021

Wednesday 28 July 2021

August

no meeting

September

Tuesday 28 September 2021

Wednesday 29 September 2021

October

Tuesday 19 October 2021

Wednesday 20 October 2021

November

Tuesday 23 November 2021

Wednesday 24 November 

December

no meeting