Rohan Jones (Principal Consultant)
Rohan has worked in the energy infrastructure industry for more than 30 years, including electricity distribution, electricity retail and gas distribution. He has experience in all aspects of energy distribution including design and construction, operations, commercial management, business and regulatory management and general management.
Rohan is a highly regarded expert in the areas of Stakeholder Relations, including Regulatory and Government Management. He worked for 10 years as the Regulatory Affairs Manager for AGL Distribution/Alinta. During this time he managed all aspects of Regulation for the business including numerous changes to Laws, Rules and Regulations, Price Reviews, the development of the Regulatory Framework for the Advanced Interval Meter roll out and was the Manager Legal and Regulatory for the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (Smart Meter) project for Alinta. More recently he has been working as an independent consultant and, amongst other things, has provided Regulatory advice and support to Regulators, Distributors, Smart Grid Vendors, other Consultants and International Investors. He was also engaged to study and advice on the laws and regulations that govern the Malaysian Electricity Industry by a Malaysian company wanting to roll out Smart Meters, Smart Grid and a number of renewable energy projects.
Rohan has developed a number of financial and business models for large scale solar power projects for international investors and is familiar with the technical and economic details of renewable technologies including large scale solar, wind and various energy storage technologies.
Rohan is also an expert on the framework and economics of the ‘Internet of Things’, which includes Smart Meters and Smart Grid as well as the utilisation of these systems for broader functions such as the management of Renewables and Customer Engagement.