Jonathan is currently DSO Digitalisation & Data Manager at Western Power Distribution and has worked in the electricity distribution industry since 2006. He has previously held a number of roles within the organisation, most recently leading WPD’s innovation programme.
He now leads the digitalisation and data activity, focussing on increasing data, the quality of data, and developing and employing digitalised solutions to enable benefit to driven to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. His work focuses on ensuring that WPD has the ability to meet and exceed data and digital requirements, serving current and future needs of the energy system and delivering data and digitalisation developments in line with stakeholder and customer recommendations.
Jonathan has a particular interest in delivering new systems and solutions to benefit customers, stakeholders and the industry as a whole. He is a member of CIRED’s Session 4 Advisory Group; Distributed Energy Resources and Active Demand Integration.
DSOs and TSOs across Europe may feel overwhelmed by the huge scale of change that the transition requires, so how do they plan to manage this in practical terms?