Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
Appointed: 1 January 2021
Committee membership: Executive
Career: Justine holds an LLB (hons) degree from Trinity College Dublin and qualified as a solicitor with Freshfields, spending five years working in their London and Brussels offices.
Her most recent position was as Group General Counsel & Company Secretary at Centrica plc. Previous roles include General Counsel & External Affairs Director at Vodafone UK and European General Counsel of Telefonica (O2).
Skills and Competencies: Justine has held senior executive positions at several multinational companies and is an experienced lawyer with particular expertise in regulated sectors.
She is responsible for safety, legal, risk, compliance, safety and governance activities across the Group, the effective operating of National Grid plc’s Board and Committees, and advising on key issues of corporate governance.