Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs
Edison International and Southern California Edison
Caroline Choi is senior vice president of Corporate Affairs at Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, and its parent company, Edison International. Choi oversees Corporate Communications, Corporate Philanthropy, Government Affairs and Public Affairs on national, state and local levels. Previously, Choi served as senior vice president of Regulatory Affairs at SCE and was responsible for the company’s regulatory strategy and policy, including regulatory affairs, regulatory operations and environmental affairs. Choi also served as SCE vice president of Energy and Environmental Policy and oversaw the analysis of energy and environmental policies; development of a long-term environmental, energy and technology strategy; and management of regulatory efforts at the California Public Utilities Commission and other state energy and environmental agencies.
Before joining SCE in 2012, Choi was executive director of Environmental Services & Strategy at Progress Energy (now Duke Energy), where she led environmental permitting, compliance and policy. Choi’s other roles at Progress Energy included director of Energy Policy & Strategy and manager of Federal Public Affairs. Choi is active in national policy and community engagement. She serves on the board of Smart Electric Power Alliance, a nationwide organization that supports the implementation and deployment of clean energy and distributed resources. She also chairs the board of Veloz, a non-profit dedicated to accelerating the shift to electric transportation through public-private collaboration and public engagement. In addition, she is a member of the Public Policy Institute of California’s Statewide Leadership Council and serves on the boards of the Electric Transportation Community Development Corporation and National Forest Foundation. Choi holds a bachelor’s degree in government from Dartmouth College.