Dr Jarrad Wright is a qualied electrical engineer with Ph.D. from WITS University. He is also a
registered Professional Engineer (Pr.Eng.) with ECSA and a member of SAIEE, CIGRE and IEEE.
He has extensive energy sector experience in 11 African countries. He is currently based at the
CSIR Energy Centre in Pretoria, South Africa as a Principal Engineer predominantly involved en-
ergy systems operations and planning, sector-coupling, system stability, network planning, resource
forecasting, storage and enabling market arrangements. Jarrad is also a Commissioner on the South
African NPC for the period 2015-2020 as appointed by the President of South Africa.
CIGRE Counseil International des Grands Reseaux Electriques
ECSA Engineering Council of South Africa
M.Sc Eng (Elec) Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
NPC National Planning Commission
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy
Pr.Eng. Professional Engineer
SAIEE South African Institute of Electrical Engineers
WITS University of Witswatersrand