In 2016, Octopus entered the UK market to disrupt the status quo, with energy that’s good for the planet and good for your wallet. We now supply over 2 million UK homes and to this day 92% of our customers rate us 5* Excellent on TrustPilot. We try to make everything as easy as possible for you, from the simplicity of our bills to offering exceptional customer service.
We're now embarking on the exciting next step in our global expansion, destination New Zealand.
The team bringing the global clean energy revolution to New Zealand
A 30 year veteran of global energy markets, Ari is setting the direction for the team and leading the clean energy revolution in NZ.
Chief Financial Officer
Umesh is our numbers guy, managing & running our financial operations.
Chief Customer Officer
An established energy executive, Margaret is growing our customer base and ensuring we deliver outstanding service.
Head of Energy Procurement & Trading
Alex is a born trader. He’s focusing on all aspects of energy procurement & trading and hunting out good wholesale prices.
Head of Technology Delivery
Dave is a self-confessed energy nerd. He’s overseeing the team adapting Octopus’s global energy technology platform for the NZ market.
The Octopus global network
10 businesses in 6 countries across 3 continents. We serve more than 2 million domestic customers, over 25,000 business customers, with 17 million contracted accounts for our entech platform, Kraken.
Octopus energy retail:
We're bringing our retail business to the world, with offices in UK, Germany, USA, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.
Our cloud-based platform that controls distributed energy assets with machine learning and artificial intelligence to match supply and demand.
Octopus electric vehicles:
We’re the UK's go-to EV specialist, offering a full service from advice to charging, finance to purchasing.
Octopus Centre for Net Zero:
A new type of research facility that combines expertise across technology, the environment, behavioural insights and regulatory policy.
Octopus energy hatchery:
Our incubator, exploring solutions to the biggest questions in the energy transition.
Octopus energy generation:
Our generation assets span 300 projects across 8 countries, focused predominantly in solar and offshore wind.
From day 1, our journey has been powered by our 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 Group, a financial services and energy firm, which manages more than £9.2bn of funds. Octopus has invested more than £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 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 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