Judith Ward, AssociateJudith Ward June 2018


Judith was the Director of Sustainability First from 2012-2017 and has been an Associate since 2005. She is an energy policy professional with long-standing practical experience of both the utility and consumer worlds, and has  published extensively. Her long-term career was with National Grid (1990-2004) where her last role was a six-year period as Group Head of Public Affairs.

In her early career, she worked in policy roles with the House of Commons Environment Select Committee and the national Electricity Consumers’ Council. She has a master’s degree in Energy Resources Management.

Judith was previously an Honorary Fellow of the Energy Policy Group at the University of Exeter and a part-time adviser to the UK Business Council for Sustainable Energy. She is also a long-standing trustee of the Institute for European Environment Policy and a member of the BEIS / Ofgem Smart Systems Forum and the Ofgem Design Advisory Board for Settlement Reform.