Chris joined the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) in 2002 and serves as Senior Director, Preparedness & Recovery Policy at the Edison Electric Institute in EEI’s Security and Preparedness Group. Chris is responsible for a number of key business and operations continuity policy issues including national-level mutual assistance and emergency preparedness, spare transformer and equipment sharing programs, emergency cross-sector transportation initiatives, and the industry’s expanding use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Prior to his responsibilities within EEI’s Security and Preparedness Group, Chris led the Institute’s external facing and collaborative industry activities related to smart grid and grid modernization.
Prior to joining EEI, Chris worked at the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), the policy organization and trade association of the U.S. nuclear energy industry and International Access Corporation (IAC), a Washington, DC‐based business research and consulting firm specializing in the U.S. and Japanese electric power sectors.
Chris received his undergraduate degree in Politics from The Catholic University of America, and his masters in International Business from The Johns Hopkins University.