Jarrad Gregory Wright, Principle Engineer, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) energy center
Jarrad Gregory Wright, Principle Engineer, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) energy center

Jarrad Gregory Wright is an MScEng(Elec) qualified electrical engineer and registered PrEng with ECSA. He is a member of the SAIEE, CIGRE and IEEE.

Jarrad has extensive power sector experience in 11 African countries in generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power.

More recently, as a Regional Manager for Energy Exemplar (Africa), his main strategic project was the establishment and expansion of the specialised software company into a respected energy consulting firm and class leading simulation tool of choice for energy market operations/planning in Africa.

At the end of 2015 Jarrad took the opportunity to join the newly established CSIR Energy Center as a Principal Engineer. His passion involving the intersection of technical and economics aspects of power systems has motivated him to pursue his Ph.D. at WITS University.

Content contributions

Understanding energy dimensions is key to African growth