Tim McRae is the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s Vice President, Energy. He helps the Leadership Group’s members and partners define and carry out energy-related policy, programs and events. Issue areas include reliability, quality, environmental sensitivity, innovation, customer choice, and competitive pricing, and responsibilities include lobbying, fundraising, and managing events. Prior to his joining the Leadership Group in 2013, he developed commercial wind projects for Aries Power and Industrial, worked on sustainability and energy efficiency for PG&E, advised on climate change policy for the British government, and worked on a variety of legislative lobbying, administrative lobbying, and statewide ballot measure campaigns for the Planning and Conservation League in Sacramento.
A graduate of Georgetown University and UC Davis law school, Tim serves on the Acterra Business Environmental Awards Advisory Committee. He also volunteers in the “Reading Partners” program at Cesar Chavez elementary school in San Jose.