Christopher (Chris) Eisenbrey joined the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) in May 2002.
Chris currently serves as Director, Business Continuity & Operations in EEI’s Energy Delivery Group. Chris is responsible for a number of key business continuity areas within the organization including EEI’s post-Superstorm Sandy collaboration with federal government partners including DOE, DoD, DOT, and DHS the Institute’s cybersecurity response and recovery plan cybersecurity and telecommunications policy development within EEI’s Chief Information Officer Executive Advisory Committee (CIO EAC) and the industry’s Spare Transformer Equipment Program (STEP).
Prior to his work on business continuity initiatives, Chris served as Director, Business Information in EEI’s Project Support Group. As its Director, this section developed the business information required to support EEI’s public policy and advocacy positions on key industry issues. Chris was also responsible for the Institute’s external initiatives and collaborative industry activities related to the Smart Grid and is a member of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) and the North American Reliability Corporation (NERC) Smart Grid Task Force.
Prior to joining EEI, Chris served as Manager, Information Management with the Nuclear EnergyInstitute (NEI), the policy organization and trade association of the U.S. nuclear energy industry. Before working at NEI, Chris served as Project Manager with International Access Corporation (IAC), a Washington, DC‐based business research and consulting firm specializing in the U.S. and Japanese energy, environmental and electric power sectors.
Chris received his undergraduate degree in Politics from The Catholic University of America, andhis masters in International Business from The Johns Hopkins University.