​Board of Directors

Roger J. Urwin, C.B.E., PhD
Corporate Director

Dr. Urwin is the Chair of ATCO Australia Pty Ltd. He has worked in gas, electric and telecom utilities throughout his career. He retired at the end of 2006 as Group Chief Executive of National Grid plc. He played a key role in establishing that company’s international strategy and its successful expansion into the U.S., creating one of the largest investor-owned utility companies in the world. Dr. Urwin was the Managing Director and Chief Executive of London Electricity from 1990 to 1995. He is also non-executive Chairman of Utilico Investments Limited and a special advisor to Global Infrastructure Partners, an international infrastructure investment fund. He was Chair of Alfred McAlpine plc from 2006 to 2008. Dr. Urwin is a Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

Dr. Urwin has a Physics degree and a Ph.D. from the University of Southampton, U.K.