Kayte O’Neill

Kayte O’Neill

Company: National Grid ESO

Job title: Head of markets


Kayte is Head of Markets for the ESO, accountable for designing and facilitating markets to enable future operation of Great Britain’s electricity system on the path to net zero.

Kayte joined National Grid PLC in 2002 and has held a wide variety of senior roles across the business, most recently as Head of Strategy and Regulation, focusing on setting the strategic direction for the ESO and designing and implementing business models and regulatory frameworks to deliver customer value and enable strategic growth. Prior to that she spent three years in Boston with National Grid’s US electricity distribution businesses.

Kayte is Non-Executive Director on the Board of Regen. She holds a first class degree in Business Economics and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Program for Leadership Development.


Panel debate and questions: a whole systems approach: how do we make it work? 10:15 am

Remaining regulatory barriers to a whole systems approach: what changes could be made?  How can we better accelerate innovation and digitalisation?   What are we doing to better manage the complexity of increased data? Read more

day: 29 March 2022