Rob Wallace

Mr. Wallace works at the intersection of business, finance and policy, with a focus on global energy policy and related business opportunities. From 1995 through 2011, he served as Manager of US Government Relations for GE Energy, which sells and services advanced energy platforms worldwide — including wind, clean coal, nuclear, solar, oil & gas, water, and combined cycle gas turbine systems. At the time, GE Energy operated in over 145 countries, employed 90,000 people, and had annual revenues of $38 billion. Mr. Wallace oversaw GE’s energy policy work with the US Congress, the US Department of Energy, the White House, and various other federal and state agencies. While at GE, he co-chaired GE Energy’s Government Relations Operating Council, which coordinated the company’s energy policy advocacy throughout the world. As Republican staff director of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Mr. Wallace helped craft the Senate strategy that led to enactment of the Energy Policy Act of 1992. Interior and Energy department matters were also under the Committee’s jurisdiction, including national energy policy, and legislation and oversight governing US trust territories, public lands management, and the National Park Service. From 1989 to 1990, he served as Chief of Staff to U.S. Senator Malcolm Wallop (R-WY) and from 1986 to 1989 he was Assistant Director of the U.S. National Park Service where he was in charge of government relations. Mr. Wallace earned a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.  Rob is a Journeys School parent, a former Murie Center Board member, and a current TSS Murie and advancement committee member.