Kathryn Granheim

Board Member, The International Microgrid Association & DSO Initiative Owner, Western Power

An executive in business strategy, capability and new market development, Kathryn is passionate about business transformation and helping organisations build and evolve their business models to challenge industry norms and grow enterprise value.

Kathryn has an extensive network built over 20 years in the energy, renewables, utilities, mining, oil and gas and transport sectors, and a proven ability to drive revenue growth in these markets. Areas of specialty are strategy development and delivery, building capability, new market development, executing innovation programs, customer strategy, stakeholder engagement and strategic partnering.

Kathryn is currently leading Western Power’s transformation into a Distribution System Operator, where it’s operational model will better support and drive a decentralised, decarbonised, digitised energy future. Prior to her role at Western Power, Kathryn was leading the development of a Centre of Excellence in Advanced Microgrids at Horizon Power. As part of this role, Kathryn was responsible for the creation of the International Microgrid Association.

Kathryn is inspired by the advancement of renewable energy and associated technologies towards delivering clean, affordable energy to global communities.


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