As director of Smart Cities Initiatives for Portland General Electric, Andy Macklin is responsible for leading the implementation of PGE’s Smart Cities strategy and related initiatives. These include the integration of a broad spectrum of solutions within customer projects including transportation electrification, energy storage, distributed energy resources, renewables integration and streetlights.
Macklin joined Portland General Electric in February of 2018, having previously worked with PGE in a consulting capacity on initiatives such as smart grid strategies and IT and cyber security programs. Prior to joining PGE, Macklin had a successful business management consulting career focusing primarily on clients in the energy and utilities industry. He also worked with transportation, manufacturing and nonprofit clients. Macklin started his career with GE Aircraft Engines.
Macklin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kansas State University. He is engaged in the community as a board member at Junior Achievement and Bonneville Environmental Foundation, and co-chairs the Placemaking Workgroup of the Portland Innovation Quadrant. Macklin resides in Portland with his wife, Sharon and two children.