SPEAKERS & SESSIONS
Meet the Speaker: Stuart Nachmias
Stuart Nachmias, Vice President Energy Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Con Edison
Stuart Nachmias is responsible for development of company positions on federal and state electric and gas policy issues as well as regulatory strategy. He is responsible for managing the Company’s relations with federal and state energy regulators as well as with the Northeast ISO/RTO’s, including NYISO and PJM. He also works closely with trade associations such as the Edison Electric Institute and the American Gas Association. More recently, Mr. Nachmias has actively participated in state and federal activities surrounding the future industry structure and the role of utilities and other companies, including the New York Public Service Commission’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) proceeding.
In November 2014, Con Edison, together with the other investor owned utilities in New York State, formed a new joint venture transmission company called New York Transco, LLC. Mr. Nachmias was elected by the CEOs of the member companies to be the President of NY Transco. Three other officers were also named who report to the President.
Mr. Nachmias began working at Con Edison in 1988. He has held various positions throughout the company, including director of the energy markets policy group, manager in customer operations, and manager in corporate planning. He also served as director of marketing for Con Edison’s competitive energy business, Con Edison Solutions, in the late 1990s.
Mr. Nachmias is also a board member of the Queens County Farm Museum. He lives in Syosset, New York.