Manager of Operations
Jamil Labban is ZGlobal’s Manager of Operations focusing on Market Analysis; CAISO Operations, Tariff and Procedures, Power Supply and Demand, Markets and Customers bid-to-bill Business, Metering, Scheduling, Regulatory Contracts, Compliance, Settlements and Billing. Jamil has a broad ranging and diverse skill set developed over twenty-one years of experience in the energy industry, at the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), across Client Services, Regulatory Contracts, Compliance, Market and Grid Operations, Power Supply, Settlements and Billing Divisions. Familiar with CAISO settlements charge codes and their impact to each market participant’s class. Providing comprehensive analysis to market participants on their specific activities, scheduling or bidding their assets into CAISO Markets. Building sustainable relationships and engaging market participants on various complex energy related transactions.
As a Senior Account Representative at the CAISO, Jamil was the primary point of contact between CAISO and their Stakeholders. He researched, analyzed, and coordinated resolution of customer’s market, business and operational issues that ranged from real time operational issues to settlement and billing inquiries (customers bid-to-bill business) with a focus on quality timely resolution. Jamil is also an experienced Grid Operator, holding and operating multiple Market/Resource desks at the CAISO. As a Senior Market and Grid Resource Operator Jamil ran the Day Ahead, Hour Ahead and Real Time market/resource desk. Performed all duties in accepting, validating and clearing the market for supply and demand. Performed load forecasting for CAISO control area. He procured energy and ancillary services to meet demand forecast in the day ahead and hour ahead market, procured real-time supplemental energy, calculated energy clearing prices for the real-time energy market/ monitored all generation output and transmission constraints in real time and mitigate any reliability or market violation.
At ZGlobal, Jamil will work on Load Forecasting, Settlements, Scheduling and Market Operations. Providing support to numerous efforts across ZGlobal’s business offerings, serving ZGlobal clients and insuring that clients’ needs and expectations are met in a timely manner.
Jamil earned a Master of Public Administration from Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana as well as a
Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Marketing minor, from Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, industrial/organizational psychology emphasis, from Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana.