Robert B. Catell


Robert B. Catell is Chairman of the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC) at Stony Brook University, New York State Smart Grid Consortium, Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School, Futures in Education Endowment Fund, JJT Energy, KEYERA Energy Management Ltd., and the New York Energy Policy Institute’s Advisory Council (NYEPI).

Mr. Catell was formerly the Chairman of National Grid, U.S. and Deputy Chairman of National Grid plc.  Mr. Catell is also a former Chairman of the American Gas Association, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Partnership for New York City, Inc., U.S. Energy Association (USEA), Business Council of NYS, the Advisory Board of the City College of New York’s School of Engineering, and the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership.

Mr. Catell also serves on the board for organizations including the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) the NYS Economic Development Power Allocation Board (EDPAB), the National Petroleum Council, Advanced Power North America (APNA), and the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS).

Mr. Catell received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the City College of New York and is a registered Professional Engineer.