Powel-MiniMax, a designer of utility decision software, has appointed Scott Rogers as a senior solutions architect. Rogers, whose responsibilities include ensuring that utilities have a working understanding of their software’s capabilities while creating a technology roadmap that helps them realize business goals, began his career as a standards engineer at Allegheny Power.

UK energy regulator Ofgem has appointed Sarah Harrison as managing director for corporate affairs. She is currently Ofgem’s director of communications. Her new role includes responsibility for corporate governance, enforcement and compliance, licencing and industry code modifications, consumer affairs and Ofgem’s work on fuel poverty.

Energy Central has announced the appointment of Mike Smith as the senior vice president of the company’s Research & Analysis Division. He was previously a principal at InfoNetrix, a market research and consulting firm that he co-founded.