Jon Butterworth


Jon Butterworth is Chief Executive of National Gas Transmission and Metering: leading the business through the process of National Grid plc divesting its majority stake in the company.

He has a strong track record of building successful businesses in regulated and competitive energy markets across the UK, Europe, and US. Jon led National Grid Ventures (NGV) which is responsible for developing, constructing, and operating new technologies such as multipurpose subsea interconnectors and Carbon Capture Storage (CCS).

Jon’s over 40 years’ experience in the gas industry, which he started as a teenage apprentice, was recognised with the award of the MBE in 2009. Jon is a Non-Executive Director of Pennon Group and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors.