Christopher is involved with a handful of programs at WEI such as the Smart Grid Forum, Operations Business Strategies-Electric Conference, Operations Conference and the Spring Energy Symposium. In addition to these programs, Christopher also contributes to WEI’s marketing and communications. Prior to joining WEI, Christopher received a Master of International Management degree from Portland State University with specializations in Marketing and Sustainability. He has a Bachelor of Arts from Kalamazoo College where he majored in Chemistry and East Asian Studies. Having held an internship at the Citizens’ Utility Board of Oregon, Christopher is familiar with some of the challenges facing the utility industry and brings five years of marketing and business experience to WEI. Christopher enjoys gardening, traveling, snowboarding, playing basketball and sampling the many microbrews that the West Coast has to offer.