Ralph Izzo, Chairman and CEO, PSEG
Ralph Izzo, Chairman and CEO, PSEG - October 3, 2013
Ralph Izzo is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated (PSEG). Prior to being named chairman of the board in 2007, Izzo had been named the company’s president and chief operating officer and a member of the board of directors of PSEG in October 2006.
Izzo’s background spans the worlds of science, public policy and business. He began his career as a research scientist at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and served as an advisor to then Senator Bill Bradley and New Jersey Governor Thomas H. Kean. Under his leadership, PSEG has become increasingly known for its clean energy investments and support for national action on climate change and other critical environmental issues.
Izzo received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering and his doctorate in applied physics from Columbia University. He also received a master of business administration degree from the Rutgers Graduate School of Management. In addition to his work at PSEG Ralph Izzo serves as chair of the Rutgers University Board of Governors and on the board of directors for the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, the New Jersey Utilities Association, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI), the Institute for Nuclear Power Operations (INPO), the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA), and The Center for Energy Workforce Development.