Kathryn J. Jackson
Dr. Kathryn Jackson is a member of PGE’s Compensation and Human Resources Committee and Finance Committee. She has been an independent director since 2014.
Jackson has served since January 2016 as the director of Energy and Technology Consulting at KeySource, Inc., where she provides strategic consulting services to clients in business growth, technology development and energy services. From 2014 to 2015, Dr. Jackson was chief technology officer and senior vice president at RTI International Metals, Inc., a leading U.S. producer of titanium mill products. She served as chief technology officer and senior vice president of Research and Technology at Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, from 2009 to 2014; she served as vice president of Strategy, Research and Technology from 2008 to 2009. Prior to joining Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, Dr. Jackson served for 17 years at the Tennessee Valley Authority, where she held various executive positions including executive vice president of River System Operations and Environment, and was the corporate environmental officer.
Dr. Jackson is currently a member of the board of Cameco Corporation, the EQT Corporation and Rice Acquisition Corporation. She is also on the board of Duquesne Light Holdings, Inc. and Duquesne Light Company, Inc. She also serves on advisory boards at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
She holds a doctorate and masters in engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University, a master’s in industrial engineering management from the University of Pittsburgh, and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Grove City College.