Christopher P. Johns is President of Pacific Gas and Electric Company and a member of the utility’s board of directors.
Johns joined Pacific Gas and Electric Company in 1996 as vice president and controller. He was elected chief financial officer in January 2005. He was named president of Pacific Gas and Electric Company in August 2009.
Before joining PG&E Corporation, Johns was a partner at KPMG Peat Marwick LLP.
Johns earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He has also completed the Nuclear Reactor Technology Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Johns serves as a member of the board of directors for the Edison Electric Institute, the American Gas Association, the Western Energy Institute, The First Tee of San Francisco, and San Francisco Reviving Baseball for Inner-City Youth, Inc. Johns also serves on the executive committee of the board of directors for the American Gas Association and the Western Energy Institute and is a member of the board of trustees for the San Francisco Ballet. He is currently Chairman of the American Gas Foundation.