Justin M. Campbell
Justin Campbell serves as executive vice president, chief development officer for GridLiance, an independent electric transmission company focused on investing in collaborative solutions that improve transmission access, reliability, and resiliency.
Campbell brings significant utility industry, strategic planning, corporate development, and financial experience to GridLiance. 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 long-term partnerships, primarily with electric cooperatives and public power utilities.
Campbell joined the company as president of GridLiance West, the company’s subsidiary with assets in the California Independent System Operator region, in May 2017. He assumed the additional role of senior vice president, chief development officer in November 2017. 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 growth initiatives in the California ISO, Midcontinent Independent System Operator, PJM Interconnection, and Southwest Power Pool regions. 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 also worked for Houlihan Lokey, a global investment bank, where he managed diverse teams 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.