Drew Murphy is senior vice president of strategic planning for Edison International. He is responsible for strategic planning and corporate development for Edison International and its subsidiaries, advancing strategic initiatives and assessing new opportunities that are key to achieving business growth and long-term shareholder value for the company. He also oversees the analysis of emerging trends in the industry and their impact on Edison’s business. Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest utilities, and Edison Energy Group, a subsidiary composed of variety of non-regulated businesses in the energy sector.
Prior to joining Edison International, Murphy was senior managing director of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, where he headed the utilities, energy and power team. His team was responsible for identifying new investment opportunities and the management of existing investments in the regulated utility, power generation and midstream energy industries.
Previously, Murphy served in a number of senior executive positions at NRG Energy, Inc., including executive vice president, Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions, executive vice president and president, Northeast Region, and executive vice president and general counsel.
Murphy was also a partner in the law firm of Hunton & Williams LLP, where he worked in the New York, London and Washington, D.C offices leading the global energy, infrastructure and project finance practice.
Murphy earned a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College in 1983 and a juris doctorate degree from George Washington University in 1987, where he was a member of the George Washington Law Review.