Stephen Jay

General Manager - Grid Development

Stephen currently holds the role of General Manager - Grid Development for Transpower, where he is accountable for the long term strategic plan and engineering of the transmission grid. 

Previous to this he held senior management roles in the power and investment banking industries, including technical design and consulting with Mitton ElectroNet and PB Power, asset management and maintenance at Meridian Energy, analysis and equities at Kleinwort Benson, and a variety of research, engineering, and operations within the nuclear arm of the CEGB.

He is an enthusiastic people manager and professional engineer with more than 25 years’ experience of technical and commercial team leadership, project management, management consulting, power system design, operation and asset management within the electricity supply industry.  He has worked on nuclear, gas turbine, geothermal, hydro, wind, and distribution/transmission assets.

Stephen has a BEng (hons) in Electromechanical engineering, an MBA, and an engineering based PhD.
Stephen is a Registered/Chartered Engineer with IPENZ and the IET.