Victoria Wells

Managing Counsel, Corporate Services, Centrica


Vicky Wells leads Centrica’s Corporate Services legal team. The team provides specialist legal advice across all of Centrica’s global businesses and comprises Corporate, M&A, Competition, IP and Data Protection lawyers. Prior to holding this role, Vicky was the Head of Legal for Centrica’s Power Generation business. Vicky joined Centrica from the Energy & Infrastructure team at Clifford Chance.

Vicky is a strong advocate for responsible and collaborative leadership. She is a Fellow of the Forward Institute, a body set up to bring together leaders from across sectors and industries with the aim of creating more diverse, sustainable and open organisations.

Collaboration in the legal industry means

Letting go of silos; building trust; learning how to share both experience and mistakes.

Best piece of advice

Trust your instincts and don’t be afraid to ask difficult questions. If something feels wrong or doesn’t seem to make sense – find out why.