Chris Johns, President, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
August 30, 2013
Christopher P. Johns is President of Pacific Gas and Electric Company and a member of the utility’s board of directors.
Johns joined Pacific Gas and Electric Company in 1996 as vice president and controller. Johns was named senior vice president and controller of PG&E Corporation in September 2001 and elected chief financial officer in January 2005. He was named president of Pacific Gas and Electric Company in August 2009.
Before joining PG&E Corporation, Johns was a partner in KPMG Peat Marwick LLP.
Johns earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He has also completed the Nuclear Reactor Technology Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Johns serves as a member of the board of directors for the Edison Electric Institute, the American Gas Association, the California Chamber of Commerce, The First Tee, and San Francisco Reviving Baseball for Inner-City Youth, Inc. Johns also serves on the executive committee of the board of directors for the American Gas Association and the Western Energy Institute and is a member of the board of trustees for the San Francisco Ballet.