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People: National Grid PLC (NGG)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Gershon

68 2012 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

John Pettigrew

46 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Andrew Bonfield

51 2010 Finance Director, Executive Director

David Lister

Chief Information Officer

Alison Kay

2013 Group General Counsel, Company Secretary

Steven Holliday

58 2016 Executive Director

Dean Seavers

54 2015 Executive Director, US , Director

Mike Westcott

Global Human Resources Director

Stephanie Hazell

2013 Group Strategy & Corporate Development Director

George Mayhew

Corporate Affairs Director

Therese Esperdy

54 2014 Non-Executive Director

Nora Brownell

68 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jonathan Dawson

63 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Paul Golby

64 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ruth Kelly

47 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Maria Richter

60 2003 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mark Williamson

57 2013 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

John Dawson

63 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 the Aircraft Carrier Alliance and member of The Sutton Trust Board.

John Pettigrew

Mr. John Pettigrew is the Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He joined The National Grid Company plc in 1991 and held various senior management roles, becoming Director of Engineering in 2003. He went on to become 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.

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. Her Previous appointments were 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.

Steven Holliday

Mr. Steven J. Holliday is no longer Executive Director of National Grid Plc., effective 22 July 2016. 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 major operational areas such as refining and shipping. Most recently Chairman of UK Business Council for Sustainable Energy, the Prince’s National Ambassador and Non-executive Director of Marks and Spencer Group plc. His External appointments are Chairman of Crisis UK and of the Energy and Efficiency Industrial Partnership, and Vice Chairman for Business in the Community and of The Careers and Enterprise Company.

Dean Seavers

Mr. Dean Seavers is the Executive Director of the company since 1 April 2015. His Previous appointments were Various senior management positions at Tyco International Ltd. from 2000 to 2007 before joining General Electric Company/United Technologies Corporation in 2007. President and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric Security from 2007 to 2010 and then President, Global Services of United Technologies Fire & Security from 2010 to 2011. Additionally, a member of the Board of Directors of National Fire Protection Association from 2010 to 2014, lead network member at City Light Capital from 2011 to 2015 and President and Chief Executive at Red Hawk Fire & Security, LLC from 2012 to 2014. His External appointments are Board member of Red Hawk Fire & Security, LLC.

Mike Westcott

Stephanie Hazell

George Mayhew

Therese Esperdy

Ms. Therese Esperdy is a Non-Executive Director of the Company. Her previous appointments were Joined Chase Securities in 1997, having started her banking career with Lehman Brothers. Various senior roles at JPMorgan Chase & Co. including Head of US Debt Capital Markets and Global Head of Debt Capital Markets and most recently co head of Banking, Asia Pacific at JPMorgan. Her External appointments: Global Chairman of the Financial Institutions Group, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Nora Brownell

Ms. Nora Mead Brownell is Non-Executive Independent Director of National Grid Plc, since June 1, 2012. Her Previous appointments 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. Board member of ONCOR Electric Delivery Holding Company LLC and Comverge, Inc. Her External appointments are Board member of Spectra Energy Partners LP, Direct Energy Advisory Board and the Advisory Board of Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners 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, and most recently Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Next plc. His External appointments are Non-executive Director of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc and Chairman of Penfida Limited.

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 and the UK National Air Traffic System, Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and a member of the Council for Science and Technology and of the Nurse Review Advisory Group.

Ruth Kelly

Ms. Ruth Kelly is Non-Executive Independent Director of National Grid Plc, since October 1, 2011. Her Previous appointments 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 Senior Executive 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. His previous appointments are 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. His External appointments: Non-executive, Chairman of the Audit Committee and Senior Independent Director of Alent plc, and Chairman of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC.

John Dawson