Vice President, Community Wildfire Safety Program | Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Sumeet Singh is the Vice President of the Community Wildfire Safety Program for Pacific Gas and Electric Company. This program consists of additional cautionary measures following the 2017 and 2018 wildfires intended to further reduce risk on PG&E's electric system and includes partnering with communities on wildfire safety and prevention efforts. Key facets include real-time monitoring and intelligence, new and enhanced safety measures and system hardening and resiliency efforts.
Previously, Sumeet was Vice President of Portfolio Management & Engineering in PG&E's Gas Operations organization, responsible for planning, prioritizing and providing oversight of Gas Operations’ portfolio of work. He also served as Vice President of Gas Asset & Risk Management in PG&E's Gas Operations organization, responsible for overseeing all aspects of records management, developing a clear understanding among employees of codes and standards, identifying and managing risk, based on a rigorous approach to understanding PG&E's natural gas system, and leveraging technology to enhance and streamline operations.
Since joining PG&E in 2000 as an engineer, Sumeet has worked in various natural gas distribution and transmission engineering roles, as well as in the Finance and Energy Procurement functions.
Sumeet holds a bachelor's degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and a MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is a registered professional Civil Engineer in the State of California.