As president and chief executive officer, Andrew Ott oversees the largest power grid in North America and the largest electricity market in the world. Ott, a 20-year veteran with PJM, became the CEO in October of 2015. He also serves as a PJM Board member.
Ott was responsible for design and implementation of the PJM wholesale electricity markets. He has extensive experience in power system engineering, transmission planning, applied mathematics, electricity market design and implementation. He is internationally recognized as an expert in electricity market design.
He is Chair of CIGRE (International Council on Large Electric Systems) Study Committee C5, on Electricity Markets and Regulation. Ott is an IEEE Fellow. He is also a member of the Steering Board of GO 15 which is a voluntary initiative of the world’s 18 largest power grid operators representing more than 70 percent of the world’s electricity demand and providing electricity to 3.4 billion consumers on six continents.