The SEMOpx Exchange Committee reviews proposed changes to the SEMOpx Rules and Operating Procedures.

Member NameMember Organisation
Michael Kelly (Chair) SEMOpx
Nigel Thomson (Vice Chair) SEMOpx
Andrew Burke WEI
Sinead O'Hare PPB
Ian Mullins Bord Gais
Robert McCarthy Electricity Exchange
James Gallagher Flogas Enterprise
Harry Molloy Tynagh
Paraic Higgins ESB
Paul McGuckin Moyle Interconnector Ltd
Sean McParland Energia
John Nagle RISQ Energy Limited
Stephen McClure / Deirdre Hughes SONI/Eirgrid
Peter Grogan SSE
David Hargadon EirGrid

Role of the Exchange Committee

The Exchange Committee promotes SEMOpx Rules and Procedures, and ensure they remain current and relevant. They consult with SEMOpx on changes to the Rules and Procedures. The committee meets at least twice each year, with the potential for additional meetings if desired by the committee or SEMOpx.


In order to faciliate market commencement there will be an Initial Exchange Committee. Please see Section E.1 of the SEMOpx Exchange Committee Operating Procedure for further information. Subsequent Exchange Committee Arrangements are contained within Section F and provide for an election process.


  • 2 year expiration
  • Retiring, removal, resignation
  • Expirations will be communicated externally with full details of Elections Process
  • 8 weeks prior to expiration SEMOpx will notify Members
  • Detailed communication provided by Exchange Committee Secretariat