Executive Director, Energy Institute at Haas
Energy Institute

Experienced energy professional, spanning private, public, and academic sectors


Andrew Campbell is the Executive Director of the Energy Institute at Berkeley Haas. Campbell focuses on increasing the impact of the Energy Institute’s innovative research and forging stronger connections between Berkeley and business and policy communities. Campbell has worked in the energy industry for his entire professional career. Prior to coming to Berkeley, he worked for energy efficiency and demand response company Tendril, and grid management technology provider Sentient Energy. Campbell helped both companies navigate the complex energy regulatory environment and tailor their sales and marketing approaches to meet the utility industry’s needs. Previously, he was Energy Advisor to two commissioners at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). While at the CPUC Campbell led successful efforts to develop and adopt policies on Smart Grid investment and data access, electric vehicle charging, demand response and dynamic pricing for utilities. Campbell has also worked as an investment banker in Citigroup’s Global Energy Group and as a reservoir engineer with ExxonMobil. He earned a Master in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and bachelor’s degrees in chemical engineering and economics from Rice University.

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Public Policy
  • Private Sector Energy
  • Public Sector Energy
  • Public Utilities