SMKI Policy Management Authority (SMKI PMA) Update
The latest SMKI PMA Meeting took place on Tuesday, 20th June 2017, where the following topics were discussed:
The latest update to the amended Draft SMKI Recovery Key Guidance was distributed to SMKI PMA Members. As part of the SMKI Recovery, the SMKI PMA have a role in deciding whether to require the use of the Recovery Private Key or Contingency Private Key (including the use of the Contingency Symmetric Key). Once the SMKI PMA have completed all associated actions from the SMKI Recovery Workshop (held in March 2017), the document will be issued for consultation. This is anticipated to be issued for consultation in Q3 2017.
June 2017 signals the end of term for two SMKI PMA Members: A Large Supplier Member and the Gas Network Member. In addition, SECMP0022 created two additional seats on the SMKI PMA which had to be filled: an additional Large Supplier seat and the Electricity Networks seat. SEC Parties were invited to nominate individuals for the following roles in May 2017: two Large Supplier Members, the Electricity Networks Member and the Gas Networks Member.
Following this call for nominations, the following individuals will be appointed as SMKI PMA Members from July 2017 onwards:
| SMKI PMA Seat||Name|
|Large Supplier||Fabien Cavenne (Re-nominated)|
|Gas Networks||Sara Neal (Re-nominated)|
|Electricity Networks||Paul Fitzgerald|
The next SMKI PMA meeting will be held on 18th July 2017.