The current Chair of our South West Section is Grant Rogers. Grant joined the gas industry Gas in 1994 after graduating from Leicester University with a BEng honours degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has gained wide experience across many areas of gas distribution network operation, having undertaken a number of technical and management roles in his career to date.
Grant is currently the Senior Asset Integrity Manager at Wales & West Utilities Limited, working in the company's Asset Management directorate. He is responsible for all WWU's gas transmission, storage and pressure management assets, leading a team of engineering managers and technical administrators undertaking the day to day asset management activities across this diverse portfolio.
Grant's role includes defining asset management strategy, maintenance and investment, along with business plan definition and delivery. He has been a director of the UK Onshore Pipeline Operators Association (UKOPA) since 2009, chairing the organisation between 2017 and 2019, he is also a past Director of the National Joint Utilities Group (NJUG) a role he undertook whilst Streetworks Manager for National Grid Transco's Wales & West Network.