Douglas York is the Manager of the Group Functions IT – Corporate Services US at National Grid. His team is responsible for business partner relationships with many different parts of the business (Legal, SHER, Chief Risk Office, Transformation Office, etc).
Douglas graduated from Baruch College of the CUNY in 1985 with a BBA in Statistical Analysis degree. Douglas has been with National Grid for over 36+ years covering multiple areas within the company. Departments range from Regulatory, Financial Planning, Marketing, Gas Operations and Performance, Finance and now IT.
Douglas is currently the Chairperson for the Asian Leadership Association (ALA) at National Grid and has been a board member for 13 out of 15 years since its existence.
Douglas has been involved with Junior Achievement since 1999. He started as a classroom volunteer and within 3 years volunteered to do as many as 7 classes in one school year. He has completed over 100 classes over the past 20+ years. He has co-led the annual bowl-a-thon since 2009 and is one of the main recruiters for volunteers for JA initiatives.
Douglas has been married to Judy for 28+ years and has 3 beautiful daughters, Melissa, Taylor and Samantha.