IPPSA 30th Annual Conference. March 10-12, 2024. The Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta

Anna McKenna

Anna McKenna

Vice President, Market Design and Analysis
California ISO

Anna McKenna is the Vice President of Market Design & Analysis for the California Independent System Operator (ISO).  She is responsible for the market design, which includes the development of policy for markets and resource adequacy, market performance analysis and validation, and short-term forecasting and California regulatory affairs. 

Ms. McKenna joined the ISO in 2005.  Prior to her current role she served as regulatory assistant general counsel and successfully led and advised the ISO through numerous market and infrastructure policy changes, compliance matters, market performance and monitoring matters. 

Prior to joining the ISO, Ms. McKenna was an attorney for a Washington, D.C. law firm, with a practice focused on energy market development and transmission congestion management policies. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics and industrial relations, and a Master’s degree in economics, both from McGill University in Montreal, Canada; and a Juris Doctor degree from the Washington College of Law, American University in Washington, D.C.