Senior Vice President, Energy Supply and Policy | Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Steve Malnight is Senior Vice President, Energy Supply and Policy, of Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
In this role, Malnight leads a team of dynamic and experienced professionals who develop and implement the company's energy strategy and policy through innovative solutions, partnership integration and public advocacy at the national, state and local level.
In developing and implementing the company's strategy and policy, Malnight oversees federal, state and local government affairs, corporate sustainability, and community relations, along with PG&E's energy procurement organization.
In addition, under the company’s interim organizational structure, he has responsibility for generation, customer care, real estate and IT.
Malnight held several key executive positions at Pacific Gas and Electric Company before his current assignment. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Policy, for PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, where he oversaw PG&E's regulatory policy efforts at the national and state levels, including interaction with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the California Energy Commission (CEC) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
Malnight also served as Vice President, Customer Energy Solutions; Vice President, Integrated Demand Side Management; and Vice President, Renewable Energy. Before being named an officer at Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Malnight served in the PG&E Corporation Chairman's office as Special Assistant to the Chairman, and he held management positions in customer strategy and corporate finance, where he led the company's budgeting and planning process. He joined PG&E Corporation in 2002.
Malnight holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a master's degree in business administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He has completed the Reactor Technology Course for Utility Executives at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Malnight is also active in national policy and community engagement. He serves on the board of the Smart Electric Power Alliance, a nationwide organization that supports utility participation in solar activities. He also serves on the Rebuild Northbay Foundation board and the board of Veloz, a non-profit that focuses on accelerating the shift to electric cars.