Robert Gee is President of Gee Strategies Group LLC, a Washington, D.C. consulting firm providing policy analysis, advocacy, and litigation support in the energy and utility sectors. A 40-year energy veteran, he has served as an attorney, senior state and federal official, and technology executive. His commentary on energy and public policy matters has appeared in major print and broadcast news media in the US and UK.
A native Texan, his public sector energy experience began in Washington as a Trial Attorney at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), which was followed years later as Commissioner and Chairman of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. While a Commissioner, he served as Chairman of the Electricity Committee at the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). His public service continued when he returned to Washington as Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs and for Fossil Energy at the US Department of Energy.
He served as Vice President for Development and Partner Relations for the Electricity Innovation Institute (E2I), an affiliate of the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). He was also Of Counsel to the law firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld.
Mr. Gee currently serves on the boards of various institutions, including the United States Energy Association (Treasurer), North American Energy Standards Board Advisory Council, Asian Americans in Energy, the Environment, and Commerce (AE2C) (President), Committee of 100 (Chair, Washington, DC Region), and the Northeast-Midwest Institute.
His past affiliations included serving as a Trustee for St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas, and as a member of the Dallas Regional Panel of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships.
He is a recipient of various honors and awards, including the distinction of having a hearing room named for him by his colleagues at the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors and a Law Degree from the University of Texas at Austin.