Nick Winser CBE, FREng
Chairman

Nick Winser’s career within the energy sector spans over 30 years, culminating in his appointment in 2015 as Chairman of Energy Systems Catapult.

Prior to this, Nick served on the Board of the National Grid becoming its UK and European CEO in 2011.  His extensive experience of the sector resulted in his election as President of the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (2013-2015) and his Chairmanship of CIGRE UK, the International Council on Large Electric Systems.

Former President of the IET (2017/18), Nick continues to take an active interest in its work, serving on both the Remuneration Committee and the Nominations & Succession Committee.

Although the main focus of Nick’s career has been within the energy sector, he also has a professional interest in both the construction sector, having spent nine years on the Board of the Kier Group, and the charity sector where he is Chair of the MS Society.