Colin Cushnie

Colin CushnieColin Cushnie 

Executive Champion, AAPA / Vice President, Energy Procurement and Management, Southern California Edison

Colin Cushnie is Vice President of Energy Procurement & Management in the Power Supply unit at Southern California Edison (SCE). He is responsible for SCE’s energy contracting, energy and emissions trading, and energy market operations. Previously, Mr. Cushnie was director of Portfolio Planning & Analysis in the Power Supply unit at SCE, responsible for the company’s wholesale energy solicitation valuations, energy portfolio analysis and risk assessment, demand and price forecasting, and transmission congestion risk management.


Mr. Cushnie also served as director of Regulatory Affairs for SCE, representing SCE before the California Public Utilities Commission and other agencies on matters relating to energy procurement and market design. He was responsible for coordinating SCE’s energy requirements during the state’s 2000-2002 electricity crisis, which required the state of California to assume responsibility for power procurement for the state’s financially distressed investor-owned utilities. Mr. Cushnie graduated cum laude from Whittier College with a bachelor’s in economics and business administration.