Executive Director, US
Appointed to the Board: 1 April 2015
Career and skills:
Dean Seavers joined National Grid in 2014 as U.S. President of National Grid. Dean’s career as a value creator has included leadership roles at GE, United Technologies, and Tyco. He led GE Security, a $2 billion product and technology group, and he also led a $4 billion global services portfolio for United Technologies. Dean was a founding partner of Red Hawk Fire & Security and led its emergence as the second largest independent fire and security platform in the U.S.
Dean is a strategic leader with a background in team building, performance improvement, and operational leadership. At National Grid, his focus is on continuing the performance progress that underpins the company’s $7 billion business in the U.S. while driving its clean energy transition agenda of building the advanced natural gas and electricity networks that are necessary for our 21st century digital economy.
A native of Sandusky, Ohio, Dean graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in business from Kent State University and earned an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.
Skills and experience:
City*, Customer, Finance, General Management, International
*Understanding the concerns of the investment community and listed company matters.