Our Team

Joseph Oates

Joseph Oates

We will be making investments in electric and gas transmission projects that will reach a wide range of customers, providing them with more diverse, low-cost energy supplies.

— Joseph P. Oates, President of Con Edison Transmission

Joseph P. Oates is president of Con Edison Transmission.

Most recently, he served as Con Edison's senior vice president of Corporate Shared Services, which includes the information technology, purchasing and stores, and transportation functions for Con Edison's two utility companies. In addition, he oversaw Con Edison's Competitive Energy Businesses as Chairman of the Board.

Prior to that, Mr. Oates was Con Edison's vice president of Energy Management, where he was responsible for forecasting energy demand for Con Edison's two utilities and the procurement of electricity and natural gas for utility customers. Mr. Oates has also held executive positions as Con Edison's treasurer, and in the Electric Operations and Energy Policy organizations.

He joined Con Edison in 1987.

Mr. Oates served as chairman of the New York Independent System Operator Management Committee from 2003 to 2004. He serves on the board of trustees and executive committee for Arts Westchester, and is a member of the board of directors for the Regional Plan Association.

He holds a Masters in Business Administration with a finance concentration from Fordham University and Bachelor and Masters degrees in mechanical engineering from Manhattan College.

Scott Sanders

Scott Sanders

Scott Sanders is CFO and Treasurer of Con Edison Transmission.

Mr. Sanders also serves as Vice President and Treasurer of Con Edison, Inc.

Prior to joining Con Edison in January 2010, Mr. Sanders co-founded New Infrastructure Advisors (NIA), a boutique investment bank focused on the renewable energy sector.

Mr. Sanders has over 12 years of experience in investment banking, raising over $25 billion for clients in utilities and cleantech. Prior to co-founding NIA, he was a Managing Director at Banc of America Securities in the Power and Utilities Group.

Prior to joining Banc of America in 2005, Scott was a senior member in the Power Group in investment banking at Citigroup. Scott began his investment banking career at New Harbor, a boutique utility advisory firm. In addition to investment banking, Scott has experience in consulting, having worked for Deloitte Consulting's utility practice. Scott began his career as a regulator at the California Public Utilities Commission, working as an electric and natural gas utility advisor to Commissioner Patricia Eckert from 1990 to 1994.

Scott received his MBA from University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and BS in Nuclear and Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

He serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Historic House Trust in New York City.