People: National Grid PLC (NGG)

NGG on New York Consolidated

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31 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Gershon

67 2012 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Steve Holliday

2007 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Andrew Bonfield

49 2010 Finance Director, Executive Director

David Lister

Chief Information Officer

Alison Kay

2013 Group General Counsel, Company Secretary

Tom King

51 2011 Executive Director, US, Director

John Pettigrew

2014 Chief Operating Officer, U.K., Executive Director

Mike Westcott

Global Human Resources Director

George Mayhew

Corporate Affairs Director

Alison Wood

50 Group Strategy and Business Development Director

Therese Esperdy

2014 Non-Executive Director

Philip Aiken

2008 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nora Brownell

67 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jonathan Dawson

62 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Paul Golby

2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ruth Kelly

45 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Maria Richter

58 2003 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mark Williamson

2013 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

John Dawson

Director of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Gershon

Sir Peter Gershon, CBE., is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of National Grid Plc, since January 1, 2012. He was appointment to the Board on August 2011 as Deputy Chairman. His Previous appointments: Chairman of Premier Farnell plc, Chief Executive of the Office of Government Commerce, Managing Director of Marconi Electronic Systems and member of the UK Defence Academy Advisory Board. His External appointments: Chairman of Tate & Lyle plc and member of the HM Government Efficiency and Reform Board and The Sutton Trust Board.

Steve Holliday

Mr. Steve J. Holliday is Chief Executive, Executive Director of National Grid Plc. He was appointment to the Board in October 2002, appointed to National Grid Group plc 2001, Chief Executive with effect from January 2007. His Previous appointments are Executive Director of British Borneo Oil and Gas; he also spent 19 years within the Exxon Group, where he held senior positions in the international gas business and managed operational areas such as refining and shipping. Most recently Chairman of UK Business Council for Sustainable Energy and the Technician Council. His External appointments are Non-executive Director of Marks and Spencer Group plc, Chairman of Crisis UK, the Prince’s National Ambassador, Trustee Director for Business in the Community and member of Infrastructure UK Advisory Council.

Andrew Bonfield

Mr. Andrew R. J. Bonfield is Finance Director, Executive Director of National Grid Plc, since November 2010. His Previous appointments are Chief Financial Officer at Cadbury plc until March 2010; he also spent five years as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and has previous experience in the energy sector as Finance Director of BG Group plc. His External appointments is Non-executive Director of Kingfisher plc.

David Lister

Alison Kay

Ms. Alison Kay is Group General Counsel, Company Secretary of National Grid PLC. A qualified Solicitor, Alison held Various roles since joining National Grid in 1996 including UK General Counsel and Company Secretary from 2000 to 2008 and Commercial Director, UK Transmission from 2008 to 2012.

Tom King

Mr. Tom King is Executive Director, US and Director of National Grid Plc. He has been President of PG&E Corporation and Chairman and CEO of Pacific Gas and Electric Company from 2003 to 2007, having held a number of senior positions within the PG&E group since joining in 1998. Senior management positions with Kinder Morgan Energy Partners and Enron Corporation.

John Pettigrew

Mr. John Pettigrew has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer, U.K., Executive Director of the Company. He has been appointed as Executive Director of the Company effective April 1, 2014. Originally joining the company as graduate, during his 23 year career with National Grid, John has led UK Gas Distribution and spent time in the US as Chief Operating Officer of the Electricity Distribution and Generation businesses. Prior to that John held various senior management roles including Director of Asset Management and Director of Engineering Services within UK Transmission. He has been a member of the Executive Committee since July 2012.

Mike Westcott

George Mayhew

Alison Wood

Therese Esperdy

Ms. Therese Esperdy is a Non-Executive Director of the Company. Therese is Co head of Banking, Asia Pacific for JPMorgan Chase & Co., based in Hong Kong. Previously, Therese was Global Head of Debt Capital Markets at JPMorgan, and prior to that Head of US Debt Capital markets. Therese started her banking career with Lehman Brothers before joining Chase Securities in 1997. For a significant part of her career, Therese has had responsibility for Debt Capital Market activities in addition to building extensive general management responsibilities. Her experience in these roles is expected to be of significant value to National Grid, one of the largest non-financial issuers of corporate debt in the UK.

Philip Aiken

Mr. Philip S. Aiken is Non-Executive Independent Director of National Grid Plc, since May 2008. His Previous appointments are Group President of BHP Billiton’s Energy business, Executive Director of BTR plc, held senior roles in BOC Group plc, senior advisor to Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited, Chairman of Robert Walters plc and Non-executive Director of Miclyn Express Offshore Limited. His External appointments are Chairman of AVEVA Group plc, Non-executive and Senior Independent Director of Kazakhmys PLC and Essar Energy plc and Non-executive Director of Essar Oil Limited and Newcrest Mining Limited.

Nora Brownell

Ms. Nora Mead Brownell is Non-Executive Independent Director of National Grid Plc, since June 1, 2012. Her Previous appointments are Commissioner of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission from 1997 to 2001, Commissioner for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission from 2001 to 2006 and former President of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. Her External appointments are Board member of Comverge, Inc., Spectra Energy Partners LP and ONCOR Electric Delivery Holding Company LLC and partner in ESPY Energy Solutions, LLC.

Jonathan Dawson

Mr. Jonathan D. S. Dawson is Non-Executive Independent Director of National Grid PLC., since March 4, 2013. His Previous appointments are Various roles within the Ministry of Defence before joining Lazard where he spent over 20 years. Non-executive Director of Galliford Try plc 2004 to 2008, National Australia Group Europe Limited 2005 to 2012 and Standard Life Investments (Holdings) Limited 2010 to 2013. His External appointments are Non-executive and Senior Independent Director of Next plc, Non-executive Director of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc and co-founding partner in Penfida Partners LLP.

Paul Golby

Dr. Paul Golby, CBE, is Non-Executive Independent Director of National Grid Plc, since February 1, 2012. His Previous appointments are Executive Director of Clayhithe plc before joining East Midlands Electricity plc in 1998 as Managing Director, Chief Executive of E.ON UK plc in 2002, and later additionally as Chairman, stepping down from the E.ON board in December 2011 and most recently Non-executive Chairman of AEA Technology Group plc. His External appointments are Chairman of EngineeringUK, Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and a member of the Council for Science and Technology.

Ruth Kelly

Ms. Ruth Kelly is Non-Executive Independent Director of National Grid Plc, since October 1, 2011. Her Previous appointments are Various senior roles in Government from 2001 to 2008, including Secretary of State for Transport, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Secretary of State for Education and Skills and Financial Secretary to the Treasury. Her External appointments are Managing Director at HSBC and Governor for the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.

Maria Richter

Ms. Maria C. Richter, Jr, is Non-Executive Independent Director of National Grid Plc, since October 2003. She has been with Morgan Stanley from 1993 to 2002, latterly as Managing Director of its Corporate Finance Retail Group. Vice President of Independent Power Group for Salomon Brothers and Vice President of Prudential Capital Corporation and Power Funding Associates. Most recently Non-executive Director of The Pantry, Inc. and The Vitec Group plc. Her External appointments are Non-executive Chairman of Pro Mujer UK and Non-executive Director of The Bessemer Group, Inc.

Mark Williamson

Mr. Mark D. Williamson has been appointed as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of National Grid Plc., effective July 29, 2013. He has been Chief Accountant then Group Financial Controller of Simon Group plc before joining International Power plc as Group Financial Controller in 2000 and appointed as Chief Financial Officer in 2003. External appointments: Non-executive and Senior Independent Director of Alent plc, Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC.

John Dawson

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