Steve Holliday is Chief Executive of National Grid plc and has also been a Non-Executive Director of Marks &
Spencer plc since 2004. He is also chairman of the board of trustees at Crisis, the homeless charity.
Steve joined National Grid Group as the Board Director responsible for the UK and Europe in March 2001,
becoming Chief Executive for the group in 2007.
Prior to joining National Grid he was on the Board of British Borneo Oil and Gas and was responsible for the
successful development of its international businesses in Brazil, Australia and West Africa. Steve spent much of
his early career with Exxon, where he held senior roles in refi ning, shipping and international gas.
Steve is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He volunteers his time to lead a number of skills, STEM
and sustainable energy related activities for Business in the Community and in June 2012 Steve was appointed
as the Prince’s National Ambassador.
Steve also chairs the Young Off ender Programme, led by National Grid which in 2011 marked 2000 off enders
through the Programme.