Justin M. Campbell
Justin Campbell serves as senior vice president, chief development officer for GridLiance and as president of its subsidiary, GridLiance West Utilities. He has more than 15 years of experience in the utility industry and brings deep corporate development and financial experience to GridLiance, the nation’s first independent transmission company that is focused on partnering with cooperatives and public power utilities in its mission to build, buy and own transmission facilities for the long term.
In his role as chief development officer, Campbell is responsible for the growth of the company’s portfolio of transmission assets through acquisitions and the development of new partner relationships. As president of GridLiance West Utilities, Campbell also manages the company’s assets in the western interconnect, which includes more than 160 miles of high-voltage transmission lines in Nevada within the footprint of the California ISO.
Before joining GridLiance, Campbell served as vice president of Edison Transmission, LLC, an affiliate of Southern California Edison formed to pursue new growth opportunities nationwide. There Campbell helped develop the company’s competitive strategy and led business development initiatives in the Regional Transmission Organization regions of CAISO, Midcontinent Independent System Operator, PJM Interconnection, and Southwest Power Pool. Prior to that, Campbell held roles in Edison International’s strategic planning group and Southern California Edison’s Transmission & Distribution business unit.
Campbell began his career in the utility industry at the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in 2003. At FERC, he worked on policy related to market-based rate sales of wholesale power and affiliate transaction rules. Campbell then worked for Houlihan Lokey, a global investment bank, where he managed a diverse team handling complex financial analysis including the valuation of public and private businesses.
Campbell earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science in economics and engineering science from Vanderbilt University.