Badar Khan

President & CEO | Direct Energy

Badar Khan is the President and CEO of Direct Energy, the North American affiliate of Centrica plc, with overall responsibility for the company’s operations across residential and business energy supply, home services, midstream, and power generation in North America. As a fully integrated energy company, Direct Energy is one of the largest retail providers of electricity, natural gas, and home services in all of North America.

Prior to his appointment as CEO in April 2013, Badar was the President, Upstream and Trading of Direct Energy. From 2007 to 2009, Badar worked in London for Direct Energy’s parent company, Centrica, as the Managing Director of British Gas Business. Badar joined Direct Energy in 2003 as a Vice President, and was subsequently named Senior Vice President, responsible for the U.S. North. Prior to joining Direct Energy and Centrica, Badar was a senior officer of a private retail energy company in the U.S. He also worked as a management consultant with Deloitte Consulting in Boston and KPMG London.