Women in energy

We’re making strong progress in our goal towards gender equality at National Grid, and recognise that we can play a part in helping to ensure that women are equally represented in the energy industry.

Get to know some of the women who are working to shape the future of the energy system, from inspiring innovations in renewable energy to breaking down stereotypes in engineering.

Gender equality awards and recognition

We continue to strive to drive progress in gender equality, and are proud that our efforts are being rewarded across the globe.

The Times Top 50 Employers for Women in 2022


The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022

The annual Times Top 50 list recognises the employers that are taking action to drive gender equality at work.

The businesses in the Top 50 are all working towards gender equality – from embracing flexible working practices to tackling the pay gap and normalising caring responsibilities for all genders.

Find out more about The Times Top 50

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No.1 for gender equality in the 2022 Equileap report

We rank 1st in the UK and 3rd globally for gender equality in an assessment of almost 4000 companies in 23 markets by Equileap, the leading provider of gender equality data & insights, in 2021. Among the utility companies that were assessed, we rank 1st in the UK and the world.

Find out more about the Equileap report

2022 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI)


2022 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI)

We‘re one of 418 companies across 45 countries and regions to be included in the 2022 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which aims to track the performance of public companies committed to transparency in gender-data reporting. It measures gender equality across five pillars: female leadership & talent pipeline, equal pay & gender pay parity, inclusive culture, anti-sexual harassment policies, and pro-women brand.

Find out more about the Bloomberg GEI


Meet some of our own women in energy

Get to know some of the inspiring women working at National Grid to help us transform the energy system for the future.

Portrait photo of Senamiso Mathobela

Meet Senamiso

Growing up in Zimbabwe and witnessing how vital electricity was to daily life inspired Senamiso to choose a career in the energy sector.

Female National Grid US engineer Cindy Rom wearing PPE by river

Meet Cindy

Cindy is a Senior Engineer in Melville, NY. Here she talks about keeping engineering in the family while finding her own path.

Female engineer wearing PPE holding National Grid high-voltage power cables

Meet Jennifer

The sky’s the limit for women in engineering

Portrait photo of Danielle Stewart

Meet Danielle

Overcoming imposter syndrome to get gas to net zero

Female US National Grid engineer wearing hard hat

Meet Patricia

Smashing stereotypes and an extraordinary health story

Susan Robson

Meet Susan

From the UN to The Apprentice

Lorraine Lynch

Meet Lorraine

Proud to help transform US energy

Gemma - women with energy
Shuroque - women in energy
Nima - women in energy

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Our UK gender pay gap

We’re committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce that’s fully representative of the communities we serve. Read the details of our latest UK gender pay gap report

Inclusion and diversity

We're committed to creating a work environment where people are treated fairly and where everyone feels respected, valued and empowered to reach their full potential. Discover more about our mission to build an inclusive and diverse workforce.