New York Independent System Operator Vice President, External Affairs
Garry Brown serves the New York Independent System Operator as Vice President, External Affairs, where he is responsible for interaction with local, state and federal governments, as well as internal and external communications.
He joined the NYISO in July 2003 as Vice President Strategic Development. In that position, he was responsible for the strategic, business and electric system planning functions at the NYISO.
Mr. Brown has been directly involved in the electric industry for more than 27 years. Prior to the NYISO, he was Manager of Governmental and Market Relations at Sithe Energies, a large independent power producer. Previous to that, Mr. Brown spent 17 years with the New York State Energy Office and was actively involved in the initial stages of introducing competition into the electricity industry.
He has served as Chairman of the NYISO’s Management and Business Issues committees. Mr. Brown was a member of the Board of Directors for the Independent Power Producers of New York and for Independent Energy Producers of New Jersey.
Mr. Brown has a Masters of Public Administration from the Rockefeller School of Public Affairs at SUNY Albany and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh.