Michael Ashcroft

Innovation Strategy Manager
National Grid

Michael works as an Innovation Strategy Manager at National Grid as part of its function as the GB System Operator. His roles include coordinating electricity storage activities across the System Operator and developing business cases for new innovation projects. Before joining National Grid he advised national governments on low carbon innovation policy and was Managing Director of a startup providing crowd-sourced technology intelligence to corporate clients. Michael holds degrees in Physics and Environmental Technology with Energy Policy, both from Imperial College London.