Director, 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.