Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (1994)
BSc – Mathematics and Finance, Oxford Brookes University (1990)
Jonathan Ashcroft, an Associate Director of ESP Consulting UK, is a Chartered Accountant with over 14 years’ power sector experience as Head of Regulation and Strategy at E.ON Central Networks, and previously Midlands Electricity. His role focused on strategy for the business and driving shareholder value through the successful negotiation of the price control with Ofgem. This has typically included engagement with a wide spectrum of stakeholders, programme management, financial modelling and benchmarking, regulatory influence and presentation of compelling and robust business plans. In addition, he was also responsible for regulatory compliance and government policy as well as formulation of network tariffs and income collection. Prior to joining the industry in 1997, Jonathan worked at Coopers & Lybrand managing a number of advisory and assurance assignments in the energy industry.