Research

Matthew Boyda

Vice President, Energy Transition Practice/Power Solutions

Expertise

  • North America
  • Japan
  • Europe
  • Power and renewables

Get in touch with Matthew

Matthew is the vice president of our Energy Transition Practice/Power Solutions team, bringing more than two decades of experience in the power industry to his role. His team provides data and analytics with forecasts covering North America, Europe and Japan, focusing on the wholesale power markets.

Matthew is an expert on emerging data architectures, applications and business processes in wholesale electricity markets. In addition, he brings hands-on experience in transmission and distribution power systems that enable him to engage in business development, investment, planning, strategy and market analysis.

Matthew joined Wood Mackenzie in 2019 with the acquisition of Genscape. During his time at Genscape, he was the product owner of a congestion forecasting tool that predicts the impacts of power flow forecasts on future wholesale power markets in North America. He had previously joined Genscape in 2013 through its acquisition of Energytics, a start-up where he was co-founder and Chief Technology Officer.

Earlier in his career, Matthew was the lead data architect for ERCOT’s revolutionary Nodal Market initiative and was responsible for integrating ERCOT’s expanded Common Information Model (CIM) within its Nodal initiative. He also spent six years architecting business systems and delivery processes at EPCOR Utilities in Alberta, a diversified transmission operator and retail energy provider.

Education

BSc, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology