Neil J. Nelson
Neil Nelson chairs PGE's Audit and Risk Committee and is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He has been an independent director since 2006.
Nelson is the former President of Siltronic Corporation, a Portland-based global leader in hyperpure silicon wafers and a partner to many top-tier chip manufacturers, where he served from 2003 until his retirement in 2020. He previously served as vice president of Operations of Siltronic from 2000 to 2003, and as vice president of Operations at Mitsubishi Silicon America from 1998 to 2000.
He received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Brigham Young University.