Jill C. Anderson
Jill Anderson is the Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at the New York Power Authority (NYPA), overseeing all wholesale and retail operations. Jill is responsible for $2 billion in annual revenues from NYPA’s 16 power generation assets, supervising trading, fuel operations, hedging, and business development for new transmission and generation activities. She also oversees customer operations that include sales, marketing, new products and the implementation of over $200 million-a-year in energy efficiency sales. Previously for NYPA, Jill led energy policy, sustainability, corporate communications and public & regulatory affairs. She joined NYPA in 2009, leading supply acquisition and renewable energy for NYPA, responsible for energy procurement including solar, wind, and biomass.
Prior to joining NYPA, Jill was the Project Office Manager for Hess Corporation, leading projects in the areas of refining, offshore oil and gas production, corporate risk, electricity expense reduction, biofuel strategy, and greenhouse gas emissions reduction. Jill worked for Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Edison) prior to joining Hess. At Con Edison, she held positions of increasing responsibility in field operations and supervision in electric, gas, and steam distribution. Additionally, Jill has experience in power generation design and construction, working as a field engineer for Parsons Brinckerhoff in Boston, Massachusetts.
Jill serves on the Board of Directors of the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) and also the Building Energy Exchange (BEEx), both educational non-profit entities focused on promoted clean and efficient energy. Jill serves on the Board of the New York State Women in Communications and Energy and formerly served as President.
Jill received a Master of Business Administration from New York University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University. She completed a certificate at Vermont Law School in Legal Essentials for Utility Executives and executive education programs at Columbia University. She holds certifications in engineering, project management, and process improvement. She was selected as New York City & State Rising Stars, “40 under 40 class of 2012” and one of the “2015 Women Worth Watching” by Diversity Journal. In May 2016, she was selected by the State Academy for Public Administration for its prestigious Public Service Excellence Award, and in June 2016 City and State Corporate Social Responsibility Award.
She lives in Bronxville, NY with her husband James and their daughter Vivian.