Senior Fellow in Electricity Policy

Chairman of the Weil Consulting Group and President of Standard Energy Company, Augusta, Maine.

Gordon Weil graduated from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine (A.B.), the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium (Diploma) and Columbia University, New York (Ph.D. in Public Law and Government). He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

He was Commissioner of Business Regulation, Director of the Office of Energy Resources and Public Advocate of the State of Maine. He has served on numerous regional energy bodies and was chair of the national organization of state energy agencies.

He was the chair of the New England negotiations leading to the region’s electric transmission tariff and the Independent System Operator. A licensed energy broker, he has engaged in wholesale and retail power purchasing and power sales and strategy development for wholesale and large retail customers in the U.S. and Canada.

He has taught at several colleges and universities and is the author of 12 books and numerous articles on economic, governmental, and historical subjects. He was a local elected official. He is also Chairman of Weil Publishing Co., the publisher of more state administrative codes and government registers in the U.S. than any other entity. He is bilingual English/French.