Ian Graves

Industry Non-Executive Director

Ian Graves was initially appointed to the Elexon Board on 1 January 2023 and elected on 13 July 2023. He is a Member of the Audit and Risk Committee, Market-wide Half-Hourly Settlement (MHHS) Committee, Nominations Committee, and the People and Remuneration Committee.

Experience in the industry

Ian started his career at Midlands Electricity, joining just after privatisation. His career journey has taken him on a variety of roles across networks and the power generation sector.

After directing the Power Sector at Costain, he joined National Grid leading interconnector development amongst other non-regulated activity. In 2019 he became the CEO of PeakGen, which provides flexibility and ancillary services to electricity network system operators through generation and battery storage. PeakGen also operate 400kV Transmission assets, as well as energy trading and optimisation services.

As well as his successful executive career, Ian has enjoyed a portfolio of non-executive roles within a broad range of organisations. He was previously on the board of the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, as well as providing non-executive oversight on a redevelopment project for Birmingham Symphony Hall. Currently Ian serves as Chair of TNEI, where he was involved in taking the organisation to employee-owned status.

Board Roles

  • Member of Audit and Risk Committee
  • Member of Market-wide Half-Hourly Settlement (MHHS) Committee
  • Member of Nominations Committee
  • Member of the People and Remuneration Committee