Board of Directors
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Diana Birkett Rakow
Barbara J. Gordon
Grant Hodgkins is a Portfolio Manager for the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation’s Infrastructure and Renewable Resources Group and serves on the boards of Puget Sound Energy and Puget Energy.
Prior to joining BCI in 2017, Hodgkins held positions at FortisBC and Interfor Corporation. He also serves on the board of Corix Infrastructure Inc., a water and wastewater utility and contract energy company based in Vancouver, BC.
King served as chairman and president of National Grid U.S. from 2007-2015. Prior to that, he was president of PG&E Corporation and Chairman & CEO of Pacific Gas & Electric from 2003-2007.
Mary E. Kipp
Mary E. Kipp was named president of PSE in August 2019 and CEO in January 2020. Under her direction, PSE is leading the way to a clean energy future in partnership with its customers and the communities it serves.
Mary joined PSE from El Paso Electric (EPE), where she served as chief executive officer since 2015 and president since 2014. Under her leadership, EPE—also a 100-year-plus company with a deeply-rooted community history—evolved to serve a diverse customer base spread across a mountain west region and growing border communities. With EPE since 2007, Mary held a variety of leadership roles throughout the company, including General Counsel, regulatory and rates, risk management, human resources, external affairs, customer care, environmental and safety.
Prior to EPE, Mary was a prosecuting attorney for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for four years, investigating and prosecuting violations of federal energy laws. Mary also worked as a lawyer at El Paso Natural Gas Company and at Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
Mary is a member of the Board of Directors of the Alliance to Save Energy and Energy Insurance Mutual and is co-chair of the Edison Electric Institute’s Institute for Electric Innovation. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of Seattle University. Mary is the immediate past chair of the Smart Electric Power Alliance and past deputy chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; past chair of the Borderplex Alliance; and past executive committee member of the Texas Business Leadership Council.
Mary received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College, a Juris Doctor degree from The University of Texas School of Law, and is an alumnus of Exeter College, Oxford University.
Mary lives in Seattle and has two children.
Rubin is responsible for Macquarie Asset Management’s Real Assets investment team that focuses on sustainable energy investments in the Americas. He has over 20 years of experience in infrastructure investment and M&A, including extensive experience investing in a wide variety of clean power generation and development businesses, regulated utilities and related sub-sectors. He is currently a director of Cyrq Energy, Cleco Corporation, and Lordstown Energy Center.