40 Minute Mentor

March 22, 2023

Tackling The Energy Crisis with Zoisa North-Bond, CEO of Octopus Energy Generation & Octopus Energy for Business

“If I’m doing exactly the same things this year, in exactly the same ways that I did last year, then I’m failing.” 

It’s been a turbulent year for the energy sector and many of us have seen the aftermath in our energy bills. 

To get first-hand insights into the energy crisis and the movement towards greener and more sustainable energy sources, we’re joined by Zoisa North-Bond, the CEO of Octopus Energy Generation and Octopus Energy for Business

In today’s episode, Zoisa shares with us: 

➡️ Her alternative route to CEO [07:29] 

➡️ Why she joined Octopus Energy [10:18] 

➡️ The challenges of being in a dual CEO role [12:55] 

➡️ The number one skill any successful CEO needs [15:33] 

➡️ More about our sponsor, Alchemist [17:20]

➡️ Octopus’s focus on community [18:29] 

➡️ The push to greener and more sustainable energy [25:48] 

➡️ Navigating the energy crisis on the other side of the fence [28:03] 

➡️ The number one thing you can do to reduce your energy bills [30:17] 

➡️ The future of the energy sector [30:55] 

Helpful links:

➡️ Connect with Zoisa: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zoisa-north-bond-33143a4/ 

➡️ More about Octopus Energy: https://octopus.energy/ 

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