Vice President, Investor Relations | Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Chris Foster was named Vice President of Investor Relations in December 2018. He is responsible for leading engagement with the investment community to articulate corporate priorities around the company’s operational and financial performance.
Before moving to Investor Relations, Foster was Director of Integrated Grid Planning and Innovation within PG&E’s Grid Integration and Innovation team, responsible for the planning, design and execution of the company’s grid of the future. Foster led efforts to advance the company’s strategy and advance R&D pilot projects related to grid modernization and distributed energy resources, such as battery storage and electric vehicles.
Previously, Foster was the Chief of Staff for PG&E’s Chairman, CEO and President. He joined the company in 2011, first working for PG&E’s Federal Affairs team in Washington, D.C.
Prior to PG&E, Foster worked at a Washington, D.C., law and consulting firm, in the energy, climate and environment practice. He also worked on Capitol Hill for a decade serving in senior roles for multiple members of Congress and congressional committees until 2010, focusing on energy and healthcare policy.
Foster graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University with a focus on political theory and constitutional democracy.