Joe Malinowski founded The Energy Shop in 2003, having sold his previous start-up (unravelit.com) to financial services aggregator Xelector plc.
Joe has been active in the energy price comparison market for 20+ years. He has now founded 3 energy price comparison businesses. Over that time Joe has played an instrumental role in putting in place the systems and processes to allow energy suppliers to post their products online allowing consumers to easily compare and apply for products in a secure, independent and fully transparent way.
Prior to starting his own businesses, Joe spent 10 years in various finance roles in the City. He started his finance career as an investment analyst and fund manager for the multi-billion-pound market neutral equity hedge fund of Hermes Asset Management. He moved to UBS investment bank where he performed various senior analysis and research roles in the energy, utilities and telecoms sectors. His research teams were consistently rated in the Top 3 in analyst surveys. His team led the IPO of the Scottish electricity industry and co-led the secondary offering of the UK energy generators. Joe was then promoted to Head of Portfolio trading for Asia.
Joe has a first-class honours degree in Chemistry, an MBA with Distinction from the London Business School and professional qualifications with the Securities Industry and the Institute of Marketing.
Joe Malinowski is frequently sought after for his insights on energy matters, making regular appearances in leading newspapers and on notable television and radio platforms including The Guardian, GB News, The Times, BBC Radio 4, This is Money, and ITV, among others. A comprehensive list of media outlets that have featured Joe as an energy expert can be found below.
Joe Malinowski, The Energy Shop founder is 'surprised' at reports the energy price cap will rise by £800 in October as 'wholesale prices have been trending downwards'. @eddiemair pic.twitter.com/biUpwc4cEM
— LBC (@LBC) May 24, 2022