Jon Carlton

Board Member, Utility Regulator

Mr Jon Carlton became a board member of the Utility Regulator in November 2015 and was reappointed for a second term, ending in 2025. Jon is a chartered engineer who worked in the electricity and gas industry for 35 years, principally for National Grid, and in both the UK and USA. This culminated in Board positions of two significant subsidiary businesses of National Grid. He now has a portfolio of non-executive, advisory and volunteer roles. These include chairing the Board of Trustees of two of the pension schemes of National Grid’s electricity distribution business. Jon is a Governor at North Oxfordshire Academy, taking a lead on raising the profile of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects. He is a founder member of Driving Ambition, a project run by Fellows of the RSA aimed at building links between businesses and schools and colleges in North Oxfordshire. Jon is also a Director and Company Secretary of Edgehill Gliding Centre. He is a Member of the Institute of Directors, a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, a Member of the Institute of Asset Management and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA).