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Adjunct Research Associate, University of South Australia

Dr Adrian Grantham is a Director at APG Insights, an independent consultancy specialising in the energy industry. He is also currently undertaking contract work for the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) and an Adjunct at the University of South Australia.

Dr Grantham previously worked at the AEMO where he was the Regional Demand Forecasting Lead with responsibility for developing, delivering and advising on medium to long-term minimum and maximum regional forecasts of electricity and gas demand and distributed energy resources. This work fed into key AEMO publications such as the Electricity Statement of Opportunities (both for the National Electricity Market and Wholesale Electricity Market), Integrated System Plan and Gas Statement of Opportunities.

His passions include:
* turning data into insights
* Australia's energy transformation
* distributed energy resources
* electric vehicles
* modelling, simulation and forecasting
* mathematics and statistics


  • 2022–present
    Director, APG Insights
  • 2018–present
    Adjunct, University of South Australia
  • 2018–2022
    Regional Demand Forecasting Lead, Australian Energy Market Operator
  • 2013–2018
    Tutor, Practical Supervisor and Research Associate, University of South Australia
  • 2013–2017
    PhD Candidate, University of South Australia
  • 1998–2013
    Software Engineer, Defence Science and Technology Group


  • 2017 
    University of South Australia, PhD Mathematics and Statistics