Frederick W. Buckman

Frederick W. Buckman

Retired President and CEO of Powerlink Transmission Company

Dr. Buckman formerly served as the CEO of electric and gas utilities PacifCorp, Consumers Energy (f/k/a Power Company), and Trans-Elect. In addition, he also served as CEO of the Shaw Power Group and a Managing Partner (Utilities) of Brookfield Asset Management. 


Dr. Buckman has more than 35 years of experience in operations and management of companies recognized for safe, reliable and economic utility operations.


Dr. Buckman has been a director of PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company since April 2019. He also has served on the boards of companies focusing on renewable energy and transmission reliability, including SPG Solar, Gradient Resources, and Smart Wires.