Rakesh Arvind
Senior Advisor
Energy Procurement & Management
8 YEARS OF sERVICE
Rakesh Arvind
Senior Advisor
Energy Procurement & Management
8 YEARS OF sERVICE

Rakesh is responsible for SCE’s energy trading, wholesale market participation and generation asset management activities. He leads several strategic planning initiatives, including the development of the vision, strategy, goals and operating models for the Trading & Marketing Operations (TMO) department. He also identifies and facilitates the execution of quick wins, as well as finding and implementing opportunities to break silos and bring greater alignment and transparency between departments.

He is well respected throughout the organization for his knowledge, intelligence, ability to get things done, interpersonal communication and collaboration skills. Over the course of the last two years, Rakesh assisted and mentored employees in implementing 26 continuous improvement projects to streamline, standardize and automate processes. He also developed dashboards to track status on department initiatives, identify synergies and improve collaboration.

Rakesh doesn’t just embody all of Edison’s values and guiding behaviors, he inspires others to as well. His kind, respectful demeanor enhances the dynamic of every team he works with. His ability to transform diverse thoughts and ideas or nebulous concepts into clear frameworks and visuals helps teams solve challenges and identify opportunities. His sense of teamwork and willingness to help others solve problems, whether it pertains to his area of expertise or functional responsibility, makes him a highly sought-after partner.