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Chief of Staff to Executive Vice President of Engineering, Planning, and Strategy, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Heather Rock

Heather Rock has over sixteen years of experience in strategy and policy, climate change adaptation and mitigation, and political risk. She is currently Chief of Staff to the Executive Vice President of Engineering, Planning, and Strategy at Pacific Gas and Electric Company, where she provides strategic support and guidance to leadership responsible for PG&E’s strategy and planning, electric and gas engineering, energy policy and procurement, innovation, and climate resilience.
Previously, as Director of Climate Resilience, Heather led PG&E’s efforts to bolster the resilience of its assets, operations, co-workers, and communities it serves amid the growing risks of climate change. Prior to joining PG&E, she held various climate policy and risk analysis roles at Chevron Corporation in San Ramon and Houston, Texas, and worked as a senior analyst covering Latin America sovereign risk at Eurasia Group in New York City and Washington DC. Heather holds a master’s degree in international affairs from UC San Diego and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from University of Pennsylvania. She lives with her family in San Diego.