Paul Denniff is a chartered mechanical and gas engineer and fellow of both the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and IGEM. He also holds an MBA. He joined British Gas in 1990 having worked for the Central Electricity Generating Board and AMEC beforehand. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in running a gas network covering transmission and distribution operations, including strategic network planning, operations planning, asset management, procurement and contract management and change management. He was appointed the role of Director of Customer Service and Engineering Support when SGN was formed in 2005. Paul was appointed as Network Director in late 2008. Since August 2017, he has taken on the responsibility for safety within SGN. Paul is a council and trustee member of IGEM and is also board member of the Gas Industry Safety Group.