Executive Director, Western Power Trading Forum
Scott Miller became the “incoming” Executive Director of WPTF in January of this year and assumed full responsibilities as Executive Director on July 1, 2018. WPTF is a broad-based organization with over 80-member companies, dedicating to encouraging competition in Western states electric markets. Scott comes to this position from a background that has been dedicated to competitive electric and natural gas markets.
Prior to coming to WPTF, Scott was the Senior Market Advisor in the Policy Office at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) from 2008-2017. He was responsible for advising the Commission and staff on electric and natural gas markets.
• Scott worked as Vice President for Regulatory Affairs at Constellation Energy from 2006-2008.
• From 2002-2006 Scott was Executive Director for Market Development at PJM and later in charge of relations with PJM’s 13 states.
• From 2000-2002 Scott was Executive Director of the Energy Markets Division at FERC where he oversaw the FERC staff’s first investigation into the Western Energy Crisis in 2000. Scott also directed staff investigation into the Cost-Benefit Study on participation in RTOs.
• Scott worked for US Generating Company and its successor, PG&E National Energy Group from 1994-2000, first as Assistant to the President & CEO and later as Director of Market Policy where he coordinated NEG policy on ISO and RTO formation across the US.
Scott began his career in Foreign Policy and National Security working at the US Department of State on Arms Control and Security Assistance.
Scott has a BA in History from Columbia University and an MA in Security Policy Studies from George Washington University.