Modification Panel

The Modification Panel is the body constituted under the Uniform Network Code to oversee the Modification process.


Shipper Representatives are elected annually, via the Joint Office - details of the election process for the Shipper Representatives can be found at: 



Transporter Representatives are appointed by the relevant Gas Transporters.  Almost all decisions are taken on a simple majority basis.


Industry observers are welcome to attend Panel meetings by prior arrangement and subject to space availability. Please contact the Joint Office (see below) if you would like to attend any Panel meeting. Please also note that observers cannot participate in proceedings unless invited to do so by the Chair.


Correspondence relating to the Panel can be sent to, or telephone 0121 288 2107.


Normal Meeting Date:  The third Thursday of each month.  (In addition the Panel occasionally meets or holds a Teleconference to discuss specific Modifications.)


Meeting Location:  Elexon, 350 Euston Road, London NW1 3AW


Independent Chair:  Mark Shurmer

Deputy Chair:  Penny Garner

Secretary:  Bob Fletcher


Voting Representatives


Consumer Representative


Joel Atherton (appointed by Citizen's Advice from 16 August 2018) - standing alternates Stew Horne or Caroline Farquhar

Non-Domestic Consumer Representative


Eddie Proffitt (appointed by Ofgem from 01 October 2018 until 30 September 2019) - standing alternate Andrew Green or Steve Mulinganie

Nigel Bradbury (appointed by Ofgem from 01 October 2019 until 30 September 2020)


Andrew Green (Total Gas and Power) - standing alternates Dan Fittock or Steve Mulinganie

Dan Fittock (Corona Energy) - standing alternates Claudio Ziviani or Paul Everett

Mark Bellman (ScottishPower - standing alternates Mark Jones or Stephanie Clements

Mark Jones (SSE) - standing alternates Clare Cantle-Jones or Megan Coventry      

Richard Fairholme (Uniper) - standing alternates Jeff Chandler and Paul Jones

Steve Mulinganie (Gazprom) - standing alternates Alexander Mann or Andrew Green


Darren Lond (National Grid NTS) - standing alternates Phil Hobbins or Teresa Thompson

Guv Dosanjh (Cadent Gas) - standing alternates Andy Clasper or Shiv Singh

Hilary Chapman (Scotia Gas Networks) - standing alternates David Mitchell or Sally Hardman

John Cooper (BUUK) - standing alternates Brandon Rodrigues or Alex Travell

Richard Pomroy (Wales & West Utilities) - standing alternates Smitha Coughlan or Tracey Saunders

Tracey Saunders (Northern Gas Networks) - standing alternates Shanna Barr or Richard Pomroy

Non Voting Representatives

Liam King - Ofgem Representative







Meeting Event Details
Mon 13 January 2020
Thu 19 December 2019
Thu 21 November 2019
Thu 17 October 2019
Thu 19 September 2019
Thu 15 August 2019
Thu 18 July 2019
Thu 20 June 2019
Thu 23 May 2019
Thu 16 May 2019
Thu 18 April 2019
Thu 21 March 2019
Fri 1 March 2019
Thu 21 February 2019
Tue 12 February 2019
Thu 17 January 2019
Thu 20 December 2018
Thu 22 November 2018
Thu 15 November 2018
Thu 18 October 2018
Thu 20 September 2018
Mon 10 September 2018
Thu 16 August 2018
Thu 19 July 2018
Wed 18 July 2018
Thu 21 June 2018
Thu 7 June 2018
Wed 23 May 2018
Thu 17 May 2018
Thu 26 April 2018
Wed 25 April 2018
Thu 19 April 2018
Thu 15 March 2018