Ian Graves

Industry Non-Executive Director

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 to electricity network system operators through generation and battery storage.

As well as his successful executive career, Ian has built a portfolio of non-executive roles within a broad range of organisations. This includes sitting on the board of the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity, as well as providing non-executive oversight on a redevelopment project for Birmingham Symphony Hall, and more recently serving as Chair of TNEI, taking the organisation through to employee-owned status.