Thomas R. Kuhn

Edison Electric Institute

THOMAS R. KUHN, President  - Edison Electric Institute (EEI)

Mr. Kuhn is president of the Edison Electric Institute, the association of investor-owned electric companies whose members generate and distribute approximately three-quarters of the Nation’s electricity. 

Prior to joining the Institute, Mr. Kuhn was president of the American Nuclear Energy Council.   The Council represented virtually all of the companies in the commercial nuclear power industry. 

From 1972 to 1975, he headed the energy section of the investment banking firm, Alex Brown and Sons.  From 1970 to 1972, Mr. Kuhn was White House Liaison Officer to the Secretary of the Navy. 

Mr. Kuhn received a BA in Economics in 1968 from Yale University, served as a Naval Officer following his graduation, and completed a Master’s in Business Administration in 1972 from George Washington University. 

He currently serves on the Boards of the U.S. Energy Association, Alliance to Save Energy, Electric Drive Transportation Association and the American Council for Capital Formation.  He is Chairman-Emeritus of the U.S. Chamber’s Committee of 100 and the American Society of Association Executives.  He is past-chairman of ASAE’s Key Industry Association Committee and of the Trade Association Liaison Council.