Full Name
Rebecca Wagner
Job Title
Founder & President
Wagner Strategies
Speaker Bio
Rebecca Wagner is the founder and President of Wagner Strategies where she advises clients on regulatory and utility matters, clean energy and climate policy, and western energy market development. Rebecca currently serves on the board of Gridworks and is a member of the Western EIM Governance Review Committee.

Wagner has 25 years of experience in the energy sector including geothermal project development and operations, state government, and consulting. She served as the director of the Nevada’s Office of Energy and energy advisor to Governor Kenny Guinn and was appointed to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada where she served as a commissioner for nearly a decade. Wagner was the chair of the Western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) Transitional Committee and served on the Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Board, the US DOE Electricity Advisory Committee, and the Western Electricity Coordinating Council.

Throughout her career, Wagner has worked to advance public policy supporting clean energy and climate policy that coincides with strong economic opportunities and grid reliability. She strives to match her interest in addressing climate change with her professional endeavors.

Wagner is based in Reno, Nevada where she enjoys year-round outdoor activities.
Rebecca Wagner