Meet the Speaker:

Judith Judson

Vice President, Head of US Strategy, National Grid

Judith leads National Grid’s US Strategy team and is responsible for the creation and ongoing management of the strategy for National Grid’s US businesses. She brings a wealth of experience in public policy, regulatory, project development, and business strategy.  Ms. Judson previously served in top government positions in Massachusetts, as Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) and as Chair of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU).  In these roles, Ms. Judson led the development of nation-leading energy policies for solar, storage, off-shore wind, and energy efficiency. 

Ms. Judson has held executive leadership roles in the clean energy industry. At Ameresco and Customized Energy Solutions Ltd. she advised customers on their market strategies and business models for pursuing clean energy investments.  Ms. Judson spent several years at Beacon Power Corporation, an energy storage start-up, where she managed the company’s project development and regulatory teams. Judith holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University.