Andrew M. Vesey - Chief Executive Officer and President | Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Andrew M. Vesey is Chief Executive Officer and President of Pacific Gas and Electric Company, the main subsidiary of PG&E Corporation.
Vesey started at PG&E in August 2019. In his role, Vesey has responsibility for PG&E's operations, including Safety, Electric Operations, Gas Operations, Generation (including Diablo Canyon Power Plant) and Customer Care.
Vesey brings more than 35 years of diverse utility industry experience to PG&E, including several roles as chief executive officer at major energy companies.
Prior to joining PG&E, Vesey served as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Sydney-based AGL Energy Limited, an integrated Australian energy company serving about 3.7 million electric and natural gas customers and operating 20 percent of the country's power generation capacity. As AGL's top leader, Vesey committed to closing all of the company's coal-fired generation by 2050.
Before AGL, he also served in a number of successively greater leadership roles at energy companies such AES Corporation, where he was the Chief Operating Officer, and Entergy Corporation and Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, both where he served as a senior leader. Vesey also spent a number of years as an energy industry consultant and leader at firms that included FTI Consulting and Ernst & Young. He also served as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Melbourne-based CitiPower in Australia. Vesey began his career as a system planning engineer at Consolidated Edison in his native New York.
Vesey holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in economics both from Union College. He also earned a master's degree in applied science from New York University.
The Pacific Gas and Electric Company, commonly known as PGE, is an investor-owned utility that provides natural gas and electricity to most of the northern two-thirds of California, from Bakersfield almost to the Oregon border. It is the leading subsidiary of the PGE Corporation.