Summary of Experience
Laney Brown, Vice President, works with clients to provide guidance and strategy on the changing energy industry. In this role, she is supporting the development of REVConnect, a platform to support collaboration between NY utilities and innovative start ups. In her previous roles she led Iberdrola USA’s Future Utility strategy and represented the company in New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision regulatory and stakeholder proceedings. As part of REV, she was responsible for development of its innovative demonstration projects designed to test new business models. Laney was also responsible for the delivery of a $164M Smart Meter program. Because of this work, Laney was recognized as a top national Smart Grid Professional by IntelligentUtility Magazine, and a Smart Grid Pioneer by Smart Grid Today. Most recently Laney has been selected as a member of NY State Energy R&D Agency’s Grid Modernization Advisory Committee and the US Department of Energy’s Electricity Advisor Committee (EAC). Laney has a double MBA with a focus on the Global Energy Industry from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland and the Universidad Pontificas Comillas in Madrid, Spain.
Double MBA with a focus on the Global Energy Industry, with Honors Distinction, University Pontificas Comillas ICADE (Madrid, Spain) & University of Strathclyde Business School (Glasgow, Scotland)
Iberdrola Global Leadership Essentials Program, ESADE (Madrid, Spain)
Harvard Executive Program on Negotiation
Certificate, Publishing, University of Denver
B.A, English and American Studies, Cum Laude with Honors Distinction, Colby College
State of Maine Public Utilities Commission, New York State Public Service Commission