Deputy Chair, Steve Holliday is a British businessman and engineer. He was Chief Executive of National Grid plc from 2007 to 2016, and was a Non-Executive Director of Marks & Spencer plc from 2004 to 2014. Prior to joining National Grid, Steve 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. He spent much of his early career in senior roles with Exxon. Steve is Chairman of the Trustees at Crisis, the homeless charity. He also chairs the Young Offender Programme, led by National Grid. He further volunteers his time to lead a number of skills and STEM activities and is Vice Chair of Business in the Community. Steve is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and holds a BSc degree in Mining Engineering from Nottingham University and Honorary Doctorates from Nottingham University and Strathclyde University.

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