Susan Robson is a Principal Consultant in the Internal Consultancy team at National Grid. Building on seven years’ experience as a management consultant with PwC, she works across the National Grid business to help drive the strategic initiatives that will play a key part in enabling the UK’s transition to net zero carbon.
Susan has been instrumental in developing the Women in National Grid Employee Resource Group into a strong team of volunteers across the company who deliver initiatives that have had tangible outcomes in promoting gender equality, inclusion and diversity both internally and externally. With a focus on women in engineering, the team have developed a number of initiatives both to encourage more women and girls into engineering, and to support those already in engineering with their professional development.
Susan has also had a number of voluntary roles in the Education sector, including as a TeachFirst Futures mentor and as a governor on the board of a primary school.
In 2018 Susan was placed top of the Future Leaders list in the Financial Times and HERoes Champions of Women in Business. She served as an expert panellist on the BBC’s The Apprentice 2019, and in 2020 she was named as one of the We Are the City Top 100 Women. Susan was co-opted to the WES Board in November 2020.