Charlotte Higgins, Arup

Charlotte Higgins 

Associate Director

  • UKIMEA Transmission and Distribution Leader

Charlotte is a technical expert in electricity network planning and operation with over 20 years’ experience in the sector. 

She provides technical and strategic insights to electricity utilities, developers, government, investors and regulators on electricity transmission (onshore and offshore) and distribution. These include the opportunities and challenges for the grid with increasing renewables integration, demand electrification, evolving markets and regulatory frameworks and resilience.

Charlotte also has a strong track record in innovation and has led and contributed to a number of ground- breaking electricity network and whole energy system innovation projects, supporting the transition to net zero. She is passionate about sustainability and achieving a fair and equitable energy system for all.