Analyst Profile

Lloyd Jones

Lloyd Jones

Sr Director Analyst

4 years at Gartner,  32 years industry experience

Location:  United Kingdom  | Language(s):  Afrikaans, English

Roles and Responsibilities

Lloyd Jones is a Senior Director Research working with utilities across electric, gas and water. His research focus leverages technology to create business value, with its implications for CIOs who must perform and transform. Mr. Jones transform research covers the impact of the energy transition, digital transformation and innovation. His perform research includes technology optimisation and modernization, covering strategy, business models, operational technology, asset management and optimization. Energy and Utility leaders can use this research to create sustainable organisations.


Previous Experience

Mr. Jones has been engaged in utility engineering, system planning, information technology and corporate planning and industry structure for more than 28 years. Before joining Gartner in 2019, he worked as a consultant in enterprise asset management, covering systems and process. Previously Mr. Jones worked as an internal consultant developing line of business strategies in response to regulatory and market shifts, driving the adoption of energy as a service, enabled through a platform strategy that spanned smart meters to predictive command centres. Mr. Jones has extensive experience across IT leadership roles including enterprise architecture, project delivery, operations and analytics.

Professional Background

  • ABB, Engineer in Training, 1 year
  • Eskom, Corporate Consultant, 26 years
  • Vetasi, Principal Consultant Utilities, 2 years


  • B.Sc., Electrical Engineering
  • Post Grad Dip, Managing Technology

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • 2012 Enterprise Mobility: Best ROI for Mobile Application
  • 2014 Innocentive: Threat Response for Piracy at Sea
  • 2016 Innocentive: Distributed Energy System Simulation