Meet Jarrad Wright

Dr. Jarrad Wright is an electrical engineer from South Africa with PhD and Master of Science degrees from Wits University. In 2022, Jarrad joined the G-PST’s interim Secretariat organization, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), in Golden, Colorado after spending six years at G-PST’s regional lead organization, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Energy Centre in Pretoria, South Africa.

Tell us about your work with the G-PST Consortium so far.
It has been a good experience in assisting to brainstorm the perspectives of a developing country into what G-PST has become.  At CSIR, we were involved from quite early on (not quite from the beginning). Expected responsibilities from CSIR have shifted through time but as a regional lead in Africa serving acros