Executive Advisor, Vice President, RTO/ISO Markets

Henry Chao

Henry Chao, PhD, Executive Advisor, Vice President, RTO/ISO Markets, has over 25 years of leadership and technical management experience in delivering technology solutions and professional services to the electric utility industry with a focus on system planning, operations, engineering, project development, markets, and regulations. Dr. Chao has a strong academic background, including a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and Executive MBA training programs at Duke and Harvard.

Areas of Expertise

Electric Generation and Transmission

  • Market Fundamentals Analysis
  • Energy Economics
  • Policy and Reliability Compliance
  • System Planning and Market Design
  • Transmission Capacity and Resource Adequacy

Experience & Background

  • Years of experience in the electric power industry………………………………………………1991–Present
  • Vice President, RTO/IPO Markets, General Administration, Quanta Technology……..2017–Present
  • Principal Consultant, Electric Energy Services & Advisors ……………………………………2016–2017
  • VP of System & Resource Planning, NYISO………………………………………………………2007–2016
  • Group VP of Services Technology, ABB/Electric Systems Consulting (ESC)…………..1997–2007
  • Senior Engineer/Project Manager, Siemens/PTI…………………………………………………1991–1997

Accomplishments & Industry Recognition

  • Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE)
  • Member of the IEEE Risk and Reliability and Probability Methods Subcommittee, System Economics Subcommittee, System Control Center Subcommittee, and Power System Planning Committee
  • Authored over 50 papers for IEEE, CIGRE, and other industry conferences

Education

  • PhD, Elec. Eng. & Operations Research, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1991
  • MS, Elec. Eng. & Comp. Sci., Nanjing Automation Research Institute, China, 1984
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Shandong University, China, 1982

·     EMBA Training Programs:

  • The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, 2000 and 2001
  • Government School, Harvard University, 2006

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