Min Zhu has held senior posts in Ofgem, the GB energy regulator from 2002 to 2022. As Deputy Director Electricity Transmission in the Networks Directorate, Min was responsible for setting and implementing the price controls (the most recent one being RIIO-2 commencing in April 2021) consisting of revenue allowances, output targets and incentive mechanisms. She has also led the whole range of regulatory policy issues including network asset management regulation, network investment planning methodology, transmission access and charging, wholesale market rules, technical and commercial codes and standards, compliance monitoring and enforcement. In 2011/2012, Min was seconded to the newly established European energy regulator ACER as a National Seconded Expert, leading and initiating cross-EU work packages such as cross-border transmission network charges and pan-EU strategic network development plan.
Prior to joining Ofgem, Min had extensive experience in National Grid for 11 years, leading or participating in major technical and commercial projects. She led stability analysis, authored key technical standards, developed in-house power system analysis and optimisation software, devised network charging methodology and regulatory strategy.
Min has a BSC in electrical engineering from Zhejiang University, China and PhD in electrical engineering from Imperial College, London.