Claire Dykta

Head of UK Strategy

National Grid

About Claire

Claire is Head of UK Strategy for National Grid, one of the world’s largest investor-owned energy companies.  She has worked in a diverse range of commercial, regulatory and operational roles and has been at the sharp end of changes in the UK power sector, including being responsible for optimizing the power grid for the first UK coal-free day.

Claire is passionate about facilitating the transition to a decarbonized energy system through embracing innovative and disruptive technologies, championing the role of the consumer and promoting the importance of inclusion and diversity.  She has been named in the @rise_utils list of the top 25 UK influencers in the energy industry, in the top 1000 @SustMeme global influencers on Climate & Energy and she also sits on the Advisory Board for the UK Centre for Research on Energy Demand.