Willy Rickett is a career civil servant. From March 6, 2006, this former Principal at the Government's Atomic Energy Division became Director General for the Department for Trade and Industry's Energy Group, replacing Joan MacNaughton. 
The Energy Group 'deals with a wide range of energy related matters, from its production or generation to its eventual supply to the customer'. It is the key group involved with the Energy Review from the DTI
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- Government News Network press release: "New Director General for Energy at the DTI", February 20, 2006.
- DTI Website: "About the energy group", undated, accessed February 2006.