Alistair Phillips-Davies

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Paul Morton Alistair Phillips-Davies (born July 1967)[1] is a British businessman. He has been the chief executive officer (CEO) of SSE plc, a FTSE 100 electric utility company, since July 2013, succeeding Ian Marchant.[2]

Early life[edit]

He was born, on the same day as the actor Rhys Ifans, in Wiltshire. He went to the Allestree Woodlands School, a comprehensive school in Allestree, in the north-west of Derby. He has a bachelor's degree in Natural Sciences from St Catharine's College, Cambridge, where he was captain of the darts team.[3]



He became deputy chief executive of SSE in September 2012, and chief executive in July 2013.[4] In 2014 he was paid £755,000 in salary.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Debbie, living in Barnton, Edinburgh, and has children.[5]


  1. ^ "SSE plc". Companies House. Retrieved 11 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "£144? SSE boss agrees it's not worth the energy". The Telegraph. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Darts Team
  5. ^ Daily Mail June 2015

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Business positions
Preceded by
Ian Marchant
Chief Executive of SSE plc
July 2013 -
Succeeded by