Jill C. Anderson
Jill Anderson is Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Business Development. She is a member of the New York Power Authority's Executive Management Committee. Jill is responsible for energy policy, external relationship management, communications and regulatory strategy. She leads new power generation and electric transmission project development initiatives and new business development. As Chief of Staff, Jill supports day-to-day operations of the utility and also oversees sustainability and affirmative action. Previously, Jill led power supply acquisition and renewable energy for NYPA.
Prior to joining NYPA, Jill was the Project Office Manager for Hess Corporation, and also worked for Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Edison). At Con Edison, she held field operations and supervisory positions in electric, gas, and steam distribution. Jill’s work in international benchmarking for Con Edison helped to launch the company’s Smart Grid program. Additionally, Jill has experience in power generation design and construction, working as a field engineer for Parsons Brinckerhoff in Boston, Massachusetts.
Jill serves on the Board of Directors of Building Energy Exchange, a non-profit energy and lighting efficiency resource organization, and the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA), is an educational non-profit dedicated to advancing utility integration of solar, distributed energy resources, and related technologies. Jill also serves on the Board of the New York State Women in Communications and Energy and formerly served as President.
Jill received a Master of Business Administration from New York University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University. She completed a certificate at Vermont Law School in Legal Essentials for Utility Executives and executive education programs at Columbia University. She was selected as New York City & State Rising Stars, “40 under 40 class of 2012” and one of the “2015 Women Worth Watching” by Diversity Journal. She lives in Bronxville, NY with her husband James and their daughter Vivian.
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