Graeme Steele

Graeme Steele is a senior executive with thirty years’ experience in the European energy sector across the electricity and gas markets. Prior to forming GES Energy Consulting Limited in August 2015, he held various senior management roles in National Grid, ranging from developing and operating major interconnector projects, to establishing a Brussels Office, influencing energy market integration and design, leading regulatory tariff reviews, designing transmission network charging systems, and leading the start-up of a telecoms infrastructure business. Graeme was also involved in the privatisation project which split up Great Britain’s energy industry in the early 1990s. He has been a Director of National Grid Wireless, National Grid Interconnector Holdings, National Grid Interconnectors Ltd, National Grid Belgium and BritNed, the Joint Venture that operates the interconnector between Great Britain and The Netherlands.

He has also held a number of senior executive positions at EU level, namely:

  • founding Chairman of the Board of ENTSOE (the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity)
  • founding Board member of ENTSOG (the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas)
  • Board member of Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE)