Drew Murphy is senior vice president of strategy and corporate development for Edison International. He is responsible for managing the strategic planning process for Edison International and its subsidiaries and oversees the analysis of emerging trends in the industry and their impact on Edison’s regulated utility and competitive businesses. In this role, he has responsibility for advancing strategic initiatives and assessing new growth & innovation opportunities that are key to achieving business objectives and long-term shareholder value for the company. He also leads the company’s sustainability efforts and oversees the competitive businesses of Edison International including Edison Energy. Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest utilities, and Edison Energy, an independent advisory and services company providing energy solutions for the largest energy users nationwide.
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 in North America. 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.