Group Employee Communications Manager
Geraldine has been a communication leader for over 25 years and is currently the Group Employee Communications Manager for National Grid, the company that connects people safely and reliably to the energy they use every day.
She leads all group-wide employee communication and is charged with making engaging connections for 24,000 employees across the UK and US on behalf of the global corporate functions and plc ambitions. This means delivering messages around the company’s purpose, vision and values easy to understand, locally relevant and memorable.
Prior to this, Geraldine was Head of Internal and External Communications at Homeserve, and established a new PR and internal comms capability for the newly listed home emergency insurance and utility business.
Her career started in Public Relations. She was acting Head of PR in 2000 for npower and remained with the brand for five years as Consumer PR Manager.
For eight years she worked for the Midland's agency Barkers PR, working for banking, home interest, fashion, pharmaceutical, independent pharmacy, food and manufacturing sectors. She cut her teeth as press officer for Pilkington Glass in St Helens and Scania trucks in Milton Keynes in 1991.