Nick Carter is a Director and Senior Advisor with PwC for the Middle East.
He is currently undertaking a range of utility projects in a number of GCC countries and lives and works in the UAE. Prior to this he was a Director with Baringa Partners a highly skilled niche energy management consultancy with offices in London, Germany and the UAE. He came to the UAE in 1998 as part of a market reform team for Abu Dhabi acting in an advisory role reporting directly to a member of the Royal Family. In 1999 he was appointed Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Distribution Company – for water and electricity. From 2001 to 2015 he served as Director General of the Regulation and Supervision Bureau (RSB) creating a world-class regulatory body for water, wastewater and power. Prior to his UAE roles Nick held a number of senior executive positions with Southern Electric PLC (now SSE) and London Electricity PLC. In London Electricity he played a pivotal role as Strategy Manager during privatisation in the early 90s and was subsequently appointed General Manager for Networks. Nick is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and a member of the UK Engineering Council. Educated at University College London with a BSc in Electronic and Electrical Engineering and at INSEAD and London Business School.
Currently he is also a Registered Expert and lecturer for the Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA) based in Budapest.