Bruce J. Walker

Assistant Secretary of Energy, Electricity, Delivery and Energy Reliability
U.S. Department of Energy

Bruce J. Walker serves as Assistant Secretary of Energy, Electricity, Delivery and Energy Reliability at the U.S. Department of Energy.

Mr. Walker is the founder of Modern Energy Insights, Inc., which specializes in evaluating risk for utilities’ critical electric infrastructure. He has more than 25 years of electric utility experience, previously working at National Grid as the Vice President of Asset Strategy and Policy. Earlier, he worked for Consolidated Edison of New York, where he last held the position of Director of Corporate Emergency Management and served on the Biological Chemical Weapons Response Team. He has served as a member of DOE’s Electricity Advisory Committee, DOE’s Advisory Committee for the Mega-Watt scale integration lab, and was a member of GridWise Alliance, Inc. He is the co-founder of the Global Smart Grid Federation. Mr. Walker was the Deputy County Executive for the County of Putnam and was the Acting Energy Sector Chief for the Hudson Valley Infragard. He received his law degree from Pace University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College.