Roger has over 25 years’ experience in both gas and electricity utilities industries across Europe and North America. His domain expertise spans several areas including emerging technologies, demand forecasting, optimization, data mining and analytics, artificial intelligence and smart metering. With a PhD in artificial intelligence, he has applied his strong IT skills across many utilities working as an employee for the utilities including British Gas, National Grid, Spectra Energy, and BC Hydro.
In his more recent roles, Roger has focused on the areas of smart metering and smart grid. At BC Hydro, he led the deployment of the IT technology for the smart metering and infrastructure project. This included the deployment of all new hardware, software integration, and modifications to the legacy systems. Since leaving BC Hydro, he has provided guidance and support at several large US utilities on smart metering projects, including Consumers Energy, San Diego Gas & Electric, Pacific Gas & Electric, and Southern California Gas.