Puesh Kumar

Director, Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration

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Puesh Kumar is the Director of Preparedness and Exercises in the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response's Infrastructure Security and Energy Restoration (ISER) Division at the U.S. Department of Energy. ISER works with other U.S. government agencies, state and local partners, and industry to enhance the security and resilience of critical energy infrastructure and facilitate the reconstruction and recovery of damaged or disrupted energy systems.

In this role, Puesh leads a team focused on identifying risks and hazards to the energy sector and mitigating those risks through close coordination with the private sector and SLTT community. His team accomplishes this through hosting exercises, developing new tools and technologies, strengthening information sharing networks, and supporting the development of policies that strengthen national security by addressing all hazards.

Most Recent

State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial (SLTT) Energy Assurance 2017 Year in Review Now Available
April 2, 2018
The 2017 Year-in-Review provides a snapshot of initiatives that stakeholders took part in to make the energy sector more resilient.
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Working with Partners to Prepare for and Respond to the Cyber Threat
October 20, 2017
Partnerships are vital to protecting the Nation's critical energy infrastructure from the cyber threat.
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