Travis Kavulla is vice president for regulatory affairs at NRG, where he leads a team of lawyers, economists, and engineers to ensure that energy markets continue to deliver value for electricity consumers. He joined NRG from the R Street Institute, where he led the think tank’s energy program. Previously, Kavulla served eight years as a commissioner at the Montana Public Service Commission, during which time he served as the President of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners and as a member of the advisory council of the Electric Power Research Institute.
Kavulla has also served on the governing body of one of North America’s largest electricity markets, the Western Energy Imbalance Market. He received his bachelor’s degree in history from Harvard University and a master’s, also in history, at the University of Cambridge, where he was a Gates Scholar.