Phil Sheppard

Director, Gas Transmission, National Grid

Phil is the Director for National Grid’s UK Gas Transmission Business. The Gas Transmission business builds and maintains the National Transmission System (NTS) in Great Britain, keeping gas flowing for our customers safely, reliably and economically. Previously Phil was Operations Director in the System Operator and led the real time operation of the GB gas and electricity transmission systems, providing a secure and economic service to our customers. Phil has held a number of senior roles in National Grid across the gas and electricity transmission businesses and in the gas distribution business prior to its sale. Phil was previously Vice-Chair of CORESO, a jointly owned company of European Transmission System Operators working to improve system security across a wide part of the European electricity network.