In January 2011, Mr William Cargo became a board member of the Utility Regulator. He has held a number of senior management posts in both the private and public sector within the UK and international energy industry. From 2004 to 2010 he was an Executive Director of Mutual Energy and Managing Director for its gas business. Prior to this he worked for the BG Group which included a time as Chief Executive for Premier Power and Engineering Director with Phoenix Natural Gas during the introduction of natural gas to Northern Ireland. Mr Cargo has served on the boards of private and mutual energy companies and has a detailed understanding of the gas and electricity industries.