Utility Week Live, 22nd - 23rd May 2018

Paul Gerrard

Paul Gerrard

strategic TMA/NRSWA manager, National Grid

Paul Gerrard is National Grid's TMA / NRSWA Strategic Street Works Manager and the lead for preparing National Grid's RIIO uncertainty mechanism and the preparation for any RIIO 2 submission for Street Works costs in 2021.

He is the Operational Director within NJUG, co-chairman of the ENA Street works forum and works on a number of Steering Groups within HAUC England including Inspections, Permits, Co-ordination and Safety. Paul has been part of the working groups currently drafting new guidance in some of these areas.

He's hugely knowledgeable within the gas distribution and street works industries with over 37 years of experience in the sector. Paul started as a Gas Distribution apprentice back in 1980 and has worked his way through the ranks within National Grid to attain his current position.

Outside the industry his key like are his 4 grand daughters and golf.


The best industry exhibition I have ever been to. Thought provoking, interesting, good networking, with a positive feel to the whole event… it was excellent!

Jacob Tompkins OBE, Managing Director, Waterwise