Janaize Markland is the Senior Director, Enterprise & Operational Risk and Insurance, for Pacific Gas and Electric Company. She leads a team of risk professionals and engineers responsible for Enterprise and Operational Risk Management, Risk Quantification, Insurance, Loss Control, Sarbanes Oxley Compliance, and Third Party Risk Management.
Ms. Markland joined PG&E in 2000 as an Environmental Field Specialist. Since then, she has held positions of increasing responsibility in Environmental Services, Compliance & Ethics, and Risk Management. Janaize has complemented her work experience by developing her leadership, process improvement (Lean Six Sigma), facilitation, and public speaking skills. Throughout her career, Janaize has worked collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to build, implement, and improve company-wide programs and advance PG&E’s objectives.
Janaize began her career at TELUS Corporation in Vancouver, British Columbia, as an Environmental Consultant. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) degree from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Science (Environment and Management) degree from Royal Roads University.
Janaize serves on the AEGIS Insurance Risk Management Advisory Board Committee and was a founding member and chair of the Edison Electric Institute Enterprise Risk Management Steering Committee.
Janaize balances her work-life with her passion for yoga, hiking, biking in far off destinations, and supporting her kids in their various academic and athletic pursuits.