As Director of Policy and External Affairs for the Center for Energy and Environment, Mike Bull is responsible for development, evaluation and communication of effective clean energy solutions for CEE. A strategic energy professional with over 20 years of experience shaping state and Midwestern energy policies, Mike has held a number of legislative, regulatory and policy positions in Minnesota state government, including Senior Policy Advisor for Energy and the Environment for former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty. He later held policy positions at Wind on the Wires, the Midwest regional partner for the American Wind Energy Association, and Xcel Energy, one of the nation’s largest combination electric and gas utilities.
Significant projects Mike has worked on since joining CEE include:
In addition to his work at CEE, he serves as vice chair of the Wind on the Wires Board of Directors.
Mike earned a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School, and a Master of Public Policy from the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.