General Manager Technology Strategy, Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)

Wayne Pales

Wayne is a utility expert passionate about helping the electricity industry embrace an active and engaged energy consumer.

Wayne is the author of the bestseller, The Digital Utility, a lecturer at the Asian Institute of Technology, an award-winning green technology blogger and sought-after speaker.

In both 2018 and 2015, Wayne was recognised as a ‘Global Smart Energy Elite’ by leading industry magazine Metering & Smart Energy International.

With almost twenty years experience in the Australian and Asia-Pacific utility industries, he has led over 20 smart energy initiatives. Among the most acknowledged was Southeast Asia’s first end-to-end smart metering and demand response program, which won a series of awards across the region.

Wayne is the General Manager for Technology Strategy at the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) and a Board Director for C4NET and The Chapel Group. When not at work, you’ll find Wayne spending time with his wife and four children in Melbourne.

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