Dipesh was confirmed as the new non-executive chairman of Genesis Housing Association in January 2017.

Dipesh is a highly experienced and influential senior leader. He has had a diverse executive career in the energy sector, holding varied roles during nearly thirty years at BP and thereafter serving as the Chief Executive of the UK Atomic Energy Authority.

He has a wide portfolio of past and present non-executive roles in infrastructure organisations, and currently chairs the Investment Committee of the 2020 European Fund for Energy, Climate Change and Infrastructure (the Marguerite Fund). He acts as the Main Board Commissioner for the Crown Estate, and is on the board of Thames Water. He previously chaired the energy company Viridian Group PLC and served on the Board of Babcock International Group PLC and Lloyds of London. He received an OBE in the 2007 New Year’s Honour List.