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Our people

The people we employ are the lifeblood of our organisation. Find out about our leadership and learn a little about what life in National Grid is like. Discover how our people create value for the customers and communities we serve. 

Our people make it all happen 

It’s an exciting time to be in the energy industry. The scale and pace of change is unlike anything we’ve seen before. We need forward-thinking, creative minds to help meet the challenges we face in connecting people to the energy they use. 

We employ around 22,000 people, located both in the UK and the US. The scale of our organisation means that opportunities abound for those who have the capability and desire to develop their career and fulfil their potential. Our Chief Executive, John Pettigrew, is a great example of this – he joined National Grid as a graduate in 1991! You can read his story in the meet our people section. 

At National Grid, we strive to create value for the customers and communities we serve. And everyone, from the leadership team to the frontline, has a vital role to play.

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Join us and build the energy industry of tomorrow

We believe everyone at National Grid has a role to play in helping exceed the expectations of our customers, shareholders and communities. And we also have a crucial role to play for future generations by making possible the energy systems of tomorrow. That’s why we look for talent and innovation, and expect high performance from enthusiastic people. People like you.

Career opportunities in the UK 

Career opportunities in the US

"The energy sector is undergoing major change, which brings fresh challenges and new opportunities."

Mike Westcott, Group Human Resources Director and Group Commercial Property Director

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