• Utility Executive
  • Utility Regulator
  • Federal Executive
  • R&D Manager
  • Consultant
  • Non-Profit Leader
  • Sustainability Leader
  • Think-Tank Manager
  • Attorney
  • Military Officer, Airborne Ranger qualified
  • Author
  • Law Professor
  • Community Leader

Nationally recognized electricity industry leader and innovator. Experienced as a utility executive leader and manager, public utility regulatory commissioner, research and development program manager, educator, business builder, federal executive, corporate sustainability leader, consultant, and advocate.

Thought leader and practice expert in organizational transformation.

Highly proficient in advising, managing and interacting with government agencies and committees, the media, citizen groups, and business associations. Successful track record of working with US Congress, state legislatures, governors, regulators, city councils, business leaders, researchers, academia, and community groups. Skilled attorney, negotiator, and advisor with more than twenty years experience working with diverse stakeholder communities in guiding electricity policy and regulation, emerging energy markets development, clean energy technology development, electric utility restructuring, smart grid development, and the implementation of sustainability principles.

National and international contacts through experience with Austin Energy, AES Corporation, US Department of Energy, Texas Public Utility Commission, Jicarilla Apache Tribal Utility Authority, Cargill Dow LLC (now NatureWorks, LLC), Rocky Mountain Institute, CH2M HILL, Houston Advanced Research Center, and Environmental Defense Fund.

Expert in development of new energy markets in renewable energy, green power, and tradable credits, and in helping new market entrants shape new products and services.

Nationally recognized speaker on energy, environment and sustainable development matters.

Managed staff as large as 250, responsible for operations of research facilities with staff in excess of 600. Developed and managed budgets in excess of $300 million. Law teaching experience at University of Houston Law Center and U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Trial experience as a Judge Advocate. Post doctorate degrees in environmental and military law. Military veteran.

Complete vita and brief bio available at links below:

Karl R Rabago Resume RE 200210

Rabago Short Bio 200406