Nidhi Thakar

Nidhi Thakar

Greentown Labs Board Member

Nidhi Thakar is the Senior Director of Resource and Regulatory Strategy and External Engagement for Portland General Electric, where she leads cross-functional efforts to advance the company’s priorities related to rapid decarbonization and electrification, resiliency and reliability, business model innovation, and customer products. In this role, she manages the Regulatory Strategy and Integrated Resource Planning teams, and supports the company’s work at the federal level. Prior to her role at Portland General, Nidhi served in the administration of Governor Brown as Chief of Strategy and External Affairs to President Michael Picker of the California Public Utilities Commission. Nidhi also previously served in the Obama administration as Senior Advisor to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office, where she was part of the executive team responsible for managing a $32 billion portfolio of loans and loan guarantees and for financing innovative, clean energy and advanced vehicle technologies.