Steve Corneli is NRG Energy’s Senior Vice President for Policy and Strategy. He coordinates and develops corporate positions on key public policies, and integrates the company’s policy and strategic initiatives, with a primary focus on clean technologies and sustainable enterprises. Steve has previously served as NRG’s Senior Vice President of Market and Climate Policy and as NRG’s Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs.
Prior to joining NRG, Steve served in the Minnesota Attorney General’s office and was manager of the office’s utility consumer advocate division. He also has worked at the law firm of Leonard, Street and Deinard and been an adjunct faculty member of the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs. Earlier in his career, he operated a 600 acre family farm in Wisconsin for more than a decade.
Steve has a Master’s degree in public affairs from the Humphrey Institute with a concentration in energy, environment and technology policy, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. John’s College.