Julian Baddeley

Group Company Secretary


Appointed: 1 July 2024

Skills and Competencies: Julian is a Chartered Company Secretary and corporate lawyer. Prior to joining National Grid, Julian served as Group Company Secretary of abrdn plc, previously known as Standard Life Aberdeen. He has extensive Board, C-suite, transactional and regulatory experience in large FTSE100 organisations from his former roles at Aviva, Clifford Chance, Friends Life and Cadbury plc. Julian is responsible for guiding the Board in governance matters and leading the Company Secretariat function.

External appointment:

  • Independent Director/Trustee of ShareGift and Chair of the Audit Committee