Our Role

We exist to provide industry with its own independent platform on which to work together in constructive initiatives that develop and document risk management practices.  We believe that by working together in this way we are changing our company's and our industry's practices for the better.

Our Membership

Our members are managing the myriad of risks across all segments of our energy industry.
They leverage the CCRO in sharing knowledge and working together...

  • to define,
  • to better understand,
  • to efficiently execute, and deliver value

...from the practice of risk management

Learn about our members here...

Our membership has been re-shaped recently to allow a wider cross-section of companies engaged in the power, gas, and oil industries of all sizes.

Click here to learn more about membership...

Our White Papers

The CCRO has published many white papers addressing all aspects of risk management and associated functions like compliance, operations, trading, capital allocation and more..

To learn more about our white papers click here...


Company Members

Following are our "Company Members" and their professionals that are active in the CCRO as of 1Q2016:
American Municipal Power
J Chris Easton

VP & Chief Risk Officer
BP Energy Company
Gary Taylor
Chief Risk Officer
NAGP Head of Commodity Risk

CPS Energy

Paula Gold Williams


Cory Kuchinski

Director, Enterprise Risk Mgt

Duke Energy

Dwight Jacobs 
Chief Risk Officer

Steve Herrera 
Director of Commercial Risk Mgt
Stephen Parrish
Direct Energy Bill Rutherford
Chief Risk Officer
John Adams
Sr. Director, Operational Risk
Nitin Kumar
Director of Market Risk
EDF Trading,
North America

 Ben Baglin

Global Head of Market Risk

Christine Galaty
Director of Market Risk

The Energy Authority

Malinda Prudencio
Chief Risk Officer

William Rust
Compliance Director


Kristen Murray
Director of Risk Control & Credit
EQT Corporation
Joe Zappia

Senior Manager
Corporate Risk Assessment



Paymon Aliabadi 
Chief Risk Officer

Garth Renne
VP, ERM Analytics

Galway Group
Bob Stibolt
GDF Suez Trading John Funk
Chief Risk Officer
Bill Jordan
Retail Director
Just Energy Group
Amir Andani

SVP & Chief Risk Officer


Jonathan Stein
Chief Risk Officer

Kevin Pewitt
Director, Enterprise Risk Mgt

Greg Cortez
Director, Credit Risk
Jacksonville Electric
Ted Hobson

Chief Risk Officer
Koch Ag & Energy
Don Weaver
Chief Risk Officer


Richard Hunt

Hydrocarbon Risk
Compliance Manager
MP2 Energy
Jeff Starcher

Oz Amador
Head of Risk

Jason Gwynne

VP of Strategy & Trading
Nalcor Energy
Angelina Vavasour
Chief Risk Officer

Scott Pelley
Corporate Treasurer

Powerex Corporation

Amit Budhwar
Chief Risk Officer

Stream Energy

Jake Hadix

Chief Risk Officer
Tacoma Power Ray Johnson
Chief Risk Officer

Washington Gas

Nigeria Bloczynski

Director of Risk Management