Principal Adviser, Electricity Authority of New Zealand
Ron Beatty is the Principal Adviser Market Services with the Electricity Authority in New Zealand. The role of Principal Adviser is very wide, and includes being a subject matter expert providing specialist advice to the Authority and industry on complex technical issues in the electricity market, processes, systems and Regulation. Ron is also active in industry education, training and forums. Prior to taking this role, Ron was the Manager Market Operations, directly managing market service providers and the operation of the electricity market.
Ron has over 40 years’ experience in the electricity industry that includes design, construction, operational management, generation, metering, switching systems, settlement systems, and Regulation.
He joined the Electricity Commission (now the Electricity Authority) in 2006 and has worked extensively in many of the electricity market areas.