Keith E. Casey, Ph.D.
Vice President, Market and Infrastructure Development
Keith Casey is Vice President of Market and Infrastructure Development at the California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO). The division is responsible for developing efficient markets and effective infrastructure planning.
Part of the organization’s start-up team in 1997, Dr. Casey served as Director of the ISO’s Department of Market Monitoring from 2005 to 2009, and played a key role in designing a new market monitoring program that guards against manipulation and fosters healthy competition.
Dr. Casey has served as Vice President of Market and Infrastructure Development since 2009. He is responsible for developing market design and infrastructure policies and overseeing the transmission planning and generation interconnection process to ensure all of these critical functions evolve to effectively address the changing needs of the industry and facilitate California’s transition to a greener and smarter electric grid.
Dr. Casey received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego. He has a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Maine and earned his Doctorate in Agricultural and Resource Economics with a specialization in Environmental Economics from the University of California, Davis.