Mike Cleary

  • AEMO

  • Chief Operating Officer

Mike Cleary is a seasoned business executive with over 30 years’ experience in energy, manufacturing, supply-chain logistics, information technology and commodities trading and risk management – in over twelve countries, spanning four continents.

Mike was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of AEMO in March 2012, an Electricity and Gas Transmission and Market Operator that manages the power and gas grids and wholesale markets serving seven states throughout Australia. He is responsible for operations of the real-time grid and market functions, system planning and forecasting, and maintenance of information technology systems. In addition to his operational duties, Mike has also undertaken a variety of other roles, ranging from the strategic to the operational, including strategy definition and business planning, market design, organization design, process definition, systems design and implementation, and market readiness.