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Our team.

National Grid Partners has expertise and discipline in Incubation, Corporate Venture Capital, Innovation and Business Development. But what sets us apart is the backing by the National Grid brand, our unique investment strategy and approach towards innovation. Learn more about this passionate group, made up of proven technology and innovation executives, below.

Lisa Lambert

Chief Technology and Innovation Officer
Founder & President, National Grid Partners


Incubation

Dillon McDonald

Vice President, Incubation

Avra Durack

Director, Incubation


Corporate Venture Capital

Pradeep Tagare

Vice President, Corporate Venture Capital

Kristian Bodek

Director, Corporate Venture Capital

Ian Cooper

Managing Director, Head of CVC Europe

Andre Turenne

Director, Corporate Venture Capital

Patrick Walsh

Director, Corporate Venture Capital


Business Development

Kareem Fahmy

Vice President, Business Development

Swati Dasgupta

Director, Business Development

Jonathan Glass

Director, Business Development

Kevin Hyzak

Manager, Business Development

Ben Pickard

Director, Business Development

Daniel White

Director, Business Development


Innovation

Brian Ryan

VP, Innovation

Michael Cooper

Director, Innovation

Fouad Dagher, Headshot and biography

Fouad Dagher

Director, Innovation

Colette Lamontagne

Director, Innovation

Stephen Marland

Director, Innovation

Arun Vedhathiri

Director, Innovation

Candace Young

Manager, Innovation


Venture Fellowship

Matthew Bloom

Lead Analyst, Venture Fellowship

Caue Mancanares

Director, Venture Fellowship

Soolmaz Moshiri

Manager, Venture Fellowship

Daniel Velez-Lopez

Lead Analyst, Venture Fellowship

Liena Vilde

Manager, Venture Fellowship


Administrative

Amanda Faulkner

Chief of Staff and Executive Advisor

Linda Ponikvar

Executive Assistant

Kathleen Stannard

Personal Assistant


Corporate Functions

Mitchell Carroll

Vice President & Deputy General Counsel

Tom Williams

Head of Finance

Rafael Sulit

Head of Marketing

Sharon Watson

Head of Employee Communications & Engagement

Jacquelyn Rapp

HR Business Partner