Since becoming CPO just over two years ago, Vivienne has led the transformation of National Grid’s procurement activities creating a global organisation that is achieving world class benchmarks for effectiveness and efficiency.
In a career of nearly 20 years at National Grid, she has worked across a number strategic, commercial and operational roles in both the UK, US and Corporate Centre including: business development, corporate strategy, shared services and operations.
Vivienne has an honours degree in Russian and German and an MBA. Her early career was as an officer in the British Army. Vivienne is a non-executive director of the Defence Business Services board (UK Ministry of Defence).