Committee membership: F
Appointed: 1 April 2014 and became Chief Executive with effect from 1 April 2016
Tenure: 2 years
Career: A Fellow of the Energy Institute and of the Institution of Energy and Technology, John joined the Company in 1991 and has over 25 years of experience at National Grid in a variety of senior management roles. John’s previous appointments include Director of Engineering from 2003, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President for the US Electricity Distribution & Generation business between 2007 and 2010, Chief Operating Officer for UK Gas Distribution between 2010 and 2012, and UK Chief Operating Officer from 2012 to 2014. John was appointed to the role of Chief Executive on 1 April 2016.
Skills and experience: Through his wide variety of roles in the UK and US businesses John has extensive knowledge of the Company as well as the engineering and utilities industries as a whole. He has an in-depth understanding of the Government and regulatory landscape.