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Kayte O'Neill

Kayte O'Neill

director of transformation, ESO
Having been appointed as COO in January 2024, Kayte oversees ESO’s delivery across energy networks and markets and the real time operation of the electricity transmission system. As the ESO transitions to become ‘Future System Operator’ (FSO) in Summer 2024, Kayte’s focus is on building and embedding a ‘whole system’ approach to the strategic planning and delivery of GB’s energy transition. With more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector, Kayte was most recently accountable, on behalf of ESO, for the design and delivery of the FSO. She has previously led the Strategy and Markets teams and spent 3 years in Boston with National Grid’s US electricity distribution businesses. Kayte is a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Jersey Electricity.