Severin Borenstein Reappointed to CAISO Board
January 6, 2022
Energy Institute Faculty Director, Severin Borenstein has been reappointed to the California Independent System Operator Board of Governors by Governor Newsom.
“Severin Borenstein, 64, of Orinda, has been reappointed to the California Independent System Operator Board of Governors, where he has served since 2019. Borenstein has been E.T. Grether Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business since 2021, where he has served as a Professor since 1996. He was Associate and Full Professor at the University of California, Davis Department of Economics from 1989 to 1996, Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan Department of Economics from 1983 to 1989 and Staff Economist at the United States Civil Aeronautics Board from 1978 to 1979. He served on the California Air Resources Board’s Emissions Market Assessment Committee from 2011 to 2013, chaired the California Energy Commission’s Petroleum Market Advisory Committee from 2015 to 2017 and served on the Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s Advisory Committee from 2015 to 2020. Borenstein earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $40,000. Borenstein is a Democrat.”