Mark W. Menezes
The Honorable Mark Wesley Menezes, Deputy Secretary of Energy, serves as the Department’s principal advisor on energy policy and on a wide array of existing and emerging energy technologies. Prior to this, Mr. Menezes was an executive with Berkshire Hathaway Energy. Before joining BHE, Mr. Menezes was a partner at Hunton & Williams LLP. Prior to Hunton, he served as Chief Counsel, Energy and Environment, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, serving as chief negotiator for the House Majority in the enactment of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Before his service with House Energy & Commerce, he was Vice President with Central and South West, and upon its merger with American Electric Power, served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel for federal and state legislative and regulatory affairs. Mr. Menezes is a graduate of Louisiana State University receiving both his undergraduate and juris doctor degree.