Dipesh Shah | The Crown Estate

Dipesh Shah

Non-Executive Board Member

Appointed to the Board on 1 January 2011, and reappointed on 1 January 2015.

Key strengths

  • Energy including renewables and infrastructure


Dipesh has an extensive background in business, including renewable energy, utilities and infrastructure. Previous appointments include: Chief Executive of the UK Atomic Energy Authority, Chief Executive of several businesses in BP Group plc, Chairman of Viridian Group plc, HgCapital Renewable Power Partners LLP and of European Photovoltaics Industry Association, and a Non- Executive Director of Lloyd’s of London and Babcock International Group plc.

External appointments

Dipesh currently holds a number of non-executive appointments with Thames Water Utilities, EU Marguerite Fund, JKX Oil and Gas plc and Cavendish Fluor Partnership. He is also Director of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc, and Chairman of ANHD International Advisory Services Ltd. Dipesh is a Trustee of the British Youth Opera and a Governor of Merchant Taylors’ School, and Chairman of Genesis Housing Association.

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