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Robert Catell

Chairman, AERTC at Stony Brook University

  • Mr. Catell was formerly the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KeySpan Corporation and KeySpan Energy Delivery, the former Brooklyn Union Gas. His career with Brooklyn Union Gas started in 1958. Following National Grid’s acquisition of KeySpan Corporation, Mr. Catell became Chairman of National Grid, U.S. and Deputy Chairman of National Grid plc.
  • He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC) at Stony Brook University, New York State Smart Grid Consortium, Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School, Futures in Education Endowment Fund, KEYERA Energy Management Ltd., and the New York Energy Policy Institute’s Advisory Council (NYEPI).
  • Mr. Catell serves on the Board of the following governmental organizations:
  • New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the NYS Economic Development Power Allocation Board (EDPAB).
  • Mr. Catell serves on the Board of the following not for profit organizations:
  • Brooklyn Community Foundation, City College of New York 21st Century Foundation, Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, National Grid Foundation, Tomorrow’s Hope Foundation, and the New York City Police Foundation.
  • Mr. Catell is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers, CUNY Business Leadership Council, National Society of Professional Engineers, NYS Society of Professional Engineers, and the Society of Gas Lighting.
  • Mr. Catell received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the City College of New York and is a registered Professional Engineer. He has attended Columbia University’s Executive Development Program, and the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.
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