Matthew Timms

Chief Digital & Technology Officer, E.ON

Matthew Timms

Chief Digital & Technology Officer, E.ON

Experience & Background

Matthew Timms joined E.ON Group as Chief Digital Officer in 2016, where he led the digital transformation program. He built a holistic digital program touching all areas of the business including culture, digital re-platforming, IOT, and applying AI to wind turbines, grids as well as customer acquisition and retention.

From 2018, he oversaw the global digital, data, and technology/IT organization, comprising over 3,000 people, where he was responsible for over €1.5bn in spend to build the culture, capabilities, and technology transformation to accelerate the delivery of E.ON ambitions to digitalize the energy world for a sustainable and greener future.

Previously, Timms grew the digital transformation, online sales, and GTM capability at SAP. Before this, he spent more than eight years responsible for commercial P&L leadership of digital business units and growing the digital business and customer experience at Santander and Lloyds Banking Group, where he led a number of industry firsts and innovations.

He has over 20 years’ experience building innovative digital growth businesses, innovation, and capabilities across several industries including software, automotive, pharmaceuticals, and financial services. With a strong digital and business leadership background, he has extensive experience in successfully building digital, technology, and data transformations within large corporations.

Timms holds two non-executive board positions, advises the UK Government on Digital transformation for the UK Digital Advisory Board, and is a senior private equity adviser.

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Transformation in the world of energy to create a sustainable future