R. Bruce Williamson

  • Member-at-Large, RGGI, Inc. Board of Directors

  • Commissioner, Maine Public Utilities Commission

R. Bruce Williamson, PhD, was appointed to the Maine Public Utilities Commission in June 2015. Prior to his appointment, Commissioner Williamson served as a senior economist at the University of Tennessee’s Howard Baker Center for Public Policy. He has also served as a research professor at the University’s College of Business Administration lecturing in advanced data analytics. He has worked as a senior economist at the National Defense Business Institute, and at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. Commissioner Williamson holds a doctorate in economics, with an emphasis in utility economics, from the University of New Mexico. He completed his undergraduate work at Cornell and earned a Masters in International Relations from the Korbel School. His term expires in March 2021.