Anna Payton


Anna joined UKGI (formerly ShEx) in October 2012. Anna began her career as a project finance lawyer at Allen & Overy, specializing in PFI and energy infrastructure transactions. Her professional experience following this included commercial and financial project finance roles in the energy sector, both as a fund manager for an energy and infrastructure fund in Zurich, and prior to that as a commercial manager in the corporate venturing arm of the Carbon Trust.

Whilst at UKGI, Anna has worked with BEIS on delivery structures for renewable energy incentives, led UKGI’s housing work with MHCLG, and advised DfT on alternative rail network delivery. Anna currently sits on the board of the National Nuclear Laboratory, as well as working across Whitehall on a number of strategic and advisory activities within UKGI’s corporate governance practice.