James T. Gallagher

Executive Director
New York State Smart Grid Consortium

James Gallagher brings more than 40 years of energy policy and power industry experience to his role as Executive Director of the New York State Smart Grid Consortium, which he joined in April 2013.  As Executive Director, he oversees the statewide implementation of a safe, secure, and reliable “smart grid,” and most recently led the consortium’s efforts to assist Puerto Rico in developing a long-term grid roadmap following the devastation of Hurricane Maria. He also served as the co-leader of the Market Design and Platform Technology Working Group for the New York State Public Service Commission’s (PSC) Reforming the Energy Vision Proceeding.