Edison Electric Institute (EEI)
Scott has been with EEI since 2009 when he joined the government relations department focusing on security and several emerging technology issues, including electric grid modernization, cybersecurity policy, and telecommunications priorities. He now leads EEI’s security and business continuity team where he focuses on industry and national security policy, as well as establishing partnerships and fostering collaboration between the government and the electric utilities, and across critical infrastructure sectors.
In addition to his role at EEI, Scott also serves as the Secretary for the Electricity Subsector Coordinating Council (ESCC). The ESCC serves as the primary liaison between senior government officials and industry leaders representing all segments of the electric power sector. This partnership is held up as a model for how critical infrastructure sectors can work with government, yielding dramatic improvements in security and preparedness for the industry and the nation.
Prior to joining EEI, Scott was a senior adviser to Members of Congress serving the 12 th Congressional District of California, including former House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Lantos. From 2001 to 2007, he served as an economic policy adviser to U.S. Senator Bill Nelson.
Scott received a Bachelor’s Degree in journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder for his undergraduate studies, and a Master’s Degree from The George Washington University in political management. He lives on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC with his wife, two daughters, a mutt, and a not-so-Great Dane.