Robert S. Kenney
Vice President, CPUC Regulatory Relations
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Robert S. Kenney is Vice President, CPUC Regulatory Relations. In this role, he is responsible for executive management of all regulatory proceedings before the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).
Robert has over twenty years of experience analyzing, formulating, and implementing public policy at the local and state levels and over fifteen years of experience litigating complex cases in federal and state courts and administrative tribunals.
Prior to joining PG&E, Robert was Chairman of the Missouri Public Service Commission, where he led a 190-person agency, presiding over numerous complex proceedings deciding rate increases, mergers and acquisitions, transmission siting, resource and supply adequacy, and implementation of Missouri's Renewable Energy Standard and Energy Efficiency Investment Act. During his tenure, he emerged as a nationally recognized leader in public utility law and regulation and public policy implementation.
Prior to his appointment to the Missouri PSC, Robert served as Chief of Staff to the Missouri Attorney General. Previously, Robert was a shareholder at the Polsinelli law firm, where he practiced in the commercial and business litigation practice group.
Robert holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Hampton University and a law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law.