Emma Ford
Emma Ford
construction director
National Grid

Emma Ford is Construction Director at Interconnectors, National Grid Ventures, leading teams who are responsible for the recovery of IFA1 after the devasting fire and delivering NSL within an extended trial testing period. Emma is also leading some key initiatives for Interconnectors: people culture focus; and National Grid Mental Health Construction campaign, in addition to Ventures talent transformation. Emma has a background in environmental geology. Her leadership experience varies from consultancy through to developing wind farms, alongside Electricity and Gas construction. Emma is an ambassador for diversity in the workplace, supporting Women in National Grid, mentoring colleagues and supporting the network. Emma’s passion is identifying and developing talent, creating opportunities within organisations for individuals to reach their full potential.