Commissioner Mark J. Ferron
Mark J. Ferron was appointed to the CPUC by Governor Jerry Brown on March 22, 2011. Before returning to California in 2009, Commissioner Ferron spent 25 years in global finance, banking and operations. From 2001 to 2009 he worked as chief operating officer for the Global Markets Division of Deutsche Bank in London, where he had responsibility for all operational activities globally across fixed income, currency, commodity and equity markets. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Commissioner Ferron was a vice president at Salomon Brothers from 1994 to 1996, and was a vice president at Bank of America from 1986 to 1994. Immediately prior to his appointment to the CPUC, he was a senior partner at the Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund and a board fellow of the New Teacher Center.
Commissioner Ferron holds a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree in economics from Stanford University.