Jeff Tranen is an Executive Vice President of Compass Lexecon and is based in New York City. He focuses on the significant challenges associated with electricity industry restructuring and has faced these challenges from multiple perspectives.
Prior to joining Compass Lexecon, Mr. Tranen served as President and COO of Sithe Northeast, a merchant generating company headquartered in New York. He was also the first President and CEO of the California Independent System Operator. Mr. Tranen has also held numerous top management positions in the New England Electric System (NEES). He served as Senior Vice President of NEES and as President of New England Power Company, a regulated generation and transmission company. Mr. Tranen was also Chairman of the NEPOOL Management Committee, where he was instrumental in the transformation of the New England Power Pool and the creation of the New England ISO. Mr. Tranen serves on the Board of Directors of CH Energy.
Mr. Tranen has both an S.M and an S.B in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.