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Neil Chatterjee, J.D.

Neil Chatterjee, J.D.

Board Member

About Neil

Neil Chatterjee is a lawyer, political advisor, and government official. He was a Commissioner and Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and is currently a Senior Advisor at Hogan Lovells. Chatterjee serves on the Boards of DEPLOY/US, BPC Action (Bipartisan Policy Center) and the Audubon Action Fund. He is an Advisor to the Climate Leadership Council and Americans for Carbon Dividends. A frequent public speaker and commentator on national TV, Neil spoke at the CCL Conservative Conference on March 28, 2023.

In his time on the Hill and at FERC, Neil built a reputation as a bipartisan figure who builds alliances with a wide variety of stakeholders.

While at FERC, Neil championed several strategic initiatives, including streamlining and improving FERC’s liquified natural gas application review and approval process, bolstering power grid reliability and resilience, and boosting renewable resources’ ability to compete in regional power markets and for the reduction of carbon emissions. As FERC Chair, he promoted carbon pricing by advancing a bipartisan policy encouraging power grid operators to incorporate state carbon pricing policies into their markets.

Prior to his time at FERC, Neil served 8 years as an advisor to Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), worked in government relations for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association and served as a staff member on the House Committee on Ways and Means.