Interim Chief of Staff and Legal Advisor
Anand Durvasula serves President Alice Reynolds as her interim Chief of Staff and Legal Advisor.
Anand joined the CPUC in 2014 and most recently served as Legal and Policy Advisor to former President Marybel Batjer, focusing on procurement of reliable energy, energy infrastructure, and utility safety. Anand has previously served as a Legal and Policy Advisor to former Commissioner Liane M. Randolph.
Earlier in his tenure at the CPUC, Anand served as Staff Counsel, representing the advocacy Divisions in energy, water, and safety litigation. He has also served as a Senior Analyst in the Utilities Enforcement Branch, and in the Office of Ratepayer Advocates.
Before joining the CPUC, Anand worked as an attorney at a medical device start-up and as a law clerk for the Office of Administrative Law Judges at the U.S. Department of Labor. Anand holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Carnegie Mellon University and a J.D. from Santa Clara University. He lives in Oakland, California – fulfilling a lifelong Bay Area resident’s dream of being by the water.
Contact Information: Anand.Durvasula@cpuc.ca.gov, 415-703-3307