John’s career at National Grid and its legacy companies began in 1985 when he joined the company as a program manager. Throughout his career John has held many positions including division manager for electric design and construction, director for transmission and distribution project management as part of a maintenance support agreement with the Long Island Power Authority.
He also served as president for Long Island transmission and distribution having direct responsibility for managing the Long Island T&D electric operations, including network strategy planning, network strategy engineering and T&D operations, and IT functions that serviced LIPA’s T&D system. Following the end of the MSA with LIPA in 2013, John became the Senior Vice President of US Electric Operations and he assumed his current position in May 2015.
John has significant experience in storm restoration and was the incident commander for restoration efforts on Long Island in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Over 90 percent of the island’s infrastructure was damaged or destroyed during the storm. He is now the system incident commander for National Grid.
John is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and has his Master’s degree in Business Administration from New York Institute of Technology. He serves as a Board Member of Edison Electric Institute, Long Island Association, Red Cross of Long Island, and Brooklyn Hospital.