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Matt Futch

Vice President, US Retail Regulatory Strategy
National Grid, US


Areas of Expertise:

Power Sector, Regulation, Renewables, Smart Grid

As of March, 2015 I have taken on the position of VP, Retail Regulatory Strategy for National Grid US. In this capacity I am working with a team of folks across the lines of business to develop the Company's approach to translating the vision of Connect 21 to implementation. This will entail articulating regulatory reforms, driving cost effective grid modernization, and working on a slate of new, customer facing energy products and services.

Previously, Matt directed global policy strategy for IBM’s Energy & Utilities division. His work involved policy and regulatory interactions within the growth markets of China, India, Australia, Brazil, Japan, the EU zone, ASEAN and North America. Incorporating his deep background in energy policy; he developed country specific regulatory strategies for IBM’s Energy and Utilities ecosystem.

Prior to his work at IBM, Matt helped lead energy policy at the Colorado Governors Energy Office. During this time, Matt helped negotiate and craft over 25 legislative, statutory and regulatory energy policies for Governor’s Bill Ritter Jr. and John W. Hickenlooper during a five year span of public service.

Matt holds a M.A. in Global Finance and International Trade from the University of Denver and lives with his wife and two children in Denver, Colorado

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