Patrice Jones Hunter

Senior Director of State Regulatory Policy

Edison Electric Institute

Advisory Board Member

Patrice Jones Hunter is the Senior Director of State Regulatory Policy at the Edison Electric Institute (EEI). She was recently promoted to Senior Director in December 2023 after serving as the Director of State Energy and Regulatory Policy for two years. In her current role, she serves as the lead on state regulatory policy issues and activities in support of the investor-owned electric power industry.

Prior to working with EEI, Patrice served as an Energy Regulatory Reform Manager at Deloitte Consulting LLP providing strategic consulting to the federal government public sector in the areas of policy reform, regulatory oversight, and stakeholder engagement. Prior to that role, she held various leaderships positions at the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia, including Chief of Policy & Development and Special Advisor to DC PSC Chairman Willie L. Phillips.

Before joining the DC PSC, Patrice also worked for the North American Electric Reliability Corporation and NextEra Energy Resources in areas of compliance, government affairs, and regulatory affairs.

She was recognized by Public Utility Fortnightly as a Top Innovator in 2019. Hunter has an M.B.A., and a B.A., in Communication from Howard University. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and three sons.