Meet the Speaker:

Rudolph Wynter

President, National Grid, New York

Rudy Wynter is the President of National Grid’s New York business, leading the company’s regulated energy delivery portfolio, which provides electricity and natural gas service to 4 million customers across the state. The company’s New York service area spans from Niagara Falls to the forks of Long Island.

In his role, Wynter is responsible for the financial, operational, and customer-focused performance of the New York business and manages relationships with regulators, government officials, and the communities National Grid serves. Wynter is committed to ensuring the delivery of safe, reliable, resilient, and affordable energy to all customers, as well as to advancing National Grid’s and New York’s clean energy goals.

In his more than 30-year tenure at National Grid and its legacy companies, Wynter has served in several senior and operational roles, most recently as Chief Operating Officer of the company’s Wholesale Networks & Capital Delivery business. In that role he oversaw businesses with an asset base of $5 billion, including one of the largest electric

transmission networks in the northeast, New England’s first large-scale battery energy storage system, generation plants, and the development and construction of complex capital projects.

Wynter has also held senior positions of responsibility in National Grid’s Shared Services, Customer Operations, Strategic Planning, Engineering, and Operations.

Wynter serves on the board of directors of the Partnership for New York City and The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City—nonprofits focused on supporting neighborhoods by strengthening industry and government collaboration. Wynter is also on the board of the GridWise Alliance, an electric industry group. He is a member of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Gas Association, and the Edison Electric Institute.

A native of Brooklyn, Wynter earned his Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from Pratt Institute, and has a Master of Business Administration from Fordham University.