Public Policy Board | Board Member
- Company: California ISO
- Title: Board of Governors
Governor Jerry Brown appointed Mark Ferron in July 2015 to the California Independent System Operator Corporation Board of Governors. Ferron was reappointed in January 2016.
Ferron served as a member of the California Public Utilities Commission from 2011 to 2014. He was a partner at the Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund and held several positions at Deutsche Bank, including managing director and chief operating officer at the Global Markets Division in London. He served as vice president at Salomon Brothers and at Security Pacific/Bank of America.
Ferron holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree in economics from Stanford University. A well-known advocate for clean energy and clean transportation, he also is on the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Board of Trustees and is active with a number of environmental and other mission-driven organizations.