Octopus Energy Group

“Our role is simple. We will bring about a sustainable global energy system faster and cheaper through technology”
Greg Jackson
CEO & Founder

What we're made of

10 businesses in 6 countries across 3 continents. We serve more than 2 million domestic customers, over 25,000 business customers, with 25 million contracted accounts for our entech platform, Kraken.

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A brief history of Octopus Energy Group

2016

Launched by ecommerce entrepreneurs with a vision of using technology and data to bring affordable green energy to the world

2017

Reached 100,000 retail customers & launched Octopus Electric Vehicles

2018

The only energy supplier awarded Which? Recommended status. Launched Octopus Energy Services

2019

Surpassed 1 million UK retail customers, announced licensing agreements for Kraken technlogy platform, and launched Octopus Energy Hatchery

2020

Valued at over $2 billion after closing two investment rounds in nine months, launching Octopus Energy Generation, Kraken Flex & Octopus Centre for Net Zero

2021

With over 2 million UK retail customers and operations in US, Japan, Germany, New Zealand and Australia, the Octopus Energy Group's mission is going global

Our people

Global leadership

Greg Jackson

CEO

Founding team. Previously:

Serial technology entrepeneur, NED at Zopa & Consultant Connext. Cambridge, Economics.

Stuart Jackson

CFO

Founding team. Previously:

Co-founder & Director OBI Strategy, Director Barclaycard UK. Cambridge, Economics.

James Eddison

CTO

Founding team. Previously:

Architect of global technology systems for SAP, Carlsberg & Borders. Cambridge, Engineering.

Jon Paull

Operations

Joined 2016. Previously:

Extensive experience in energy operations incl. Bulb (UK), Simply Energy (Australia) and Alinta (Australia). MBA, La Trobe.

Rebecca Dibb-Simkin

Marketing & Product

Joined 2016. Previously:

Marketing & product at British Gas, Hive & Ogilvy. Nottingham University, Business School.

Pete Miller

Creative Direction

Founding team. Previously:

Creative Director at Tangent, Head of Design at C360UK. MASc, Swinburne University.

Our backers

From day 1, our journey has been powered by our eponymous backers, Octopus Group, who are still our majority shareholder today. Over the last 12 months we've welcomed two new strategic investors to the Octopus Energy family: Origin Energy and Tokyo Gas, who are now also shareholders, alongside all full-time Octopus Energy Group employees.

Octopus

Octopus Group, a financial services and energy firm, which manages more than £9.2bn of funds. Octopus has invested more than Β£3bn in renewable assets across Europe, while its ventures arm has backed UK success stories like Zoopla, Depop, Secret Escapes and SwiftKey.

Visit the Octopus Group website

Origin

Origin Energy is a leading Australian energy company with approximately 4.2 million customer accounts, more than 7,000 MW of owned and contracted generation capacity including 1,200 MW of wind and solar energy. Alongside their investment, Origin are using Kraken to transform their retail business.

Visit the Origin Energy website

Tokyo Gas

Tokyo Gas was founded in 1885 and is one of the most established and successful utilities in Japan. Alongside investment, Tokyo Gas and Octopus Energy Group have a joint venture to introduce the Octopus Energy brand to Japan: the world's largest deregulated energy market.

Visit the Tokyo Gas website