About Joe Malinowski

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.

In the media

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 featured on GB News

Featured In

ITV - Energy giant Npower set to axe 2500 jobs

The Times - Energy crisis: gamblers should step away from the comparison sites

BBC - Millions braced as energy price rise to be revealed

This is Money - Why Ecotricity suggested customers should switch away from it due to the energy price cap: Green energy supplier offers some unusual advice

The Telegraph - Warning over stealth charge that drives up your energy bill even if you don't use any power

The Guardian - Energy bills: British consumers quoted up to £3,500 a year for fixed rates

Big Issue - Rishi Sunak reveals £150 council tax rebate as energy price cap rises by 54%

Joe Malinowski on LBC

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


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