Diane Munns

Diane Munns
  • Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)

As senior director of external relations and regulatory policy for the Environmental Defense Fund’s Clean Energy program, Munns applies her experience in the public and private energy sectors to form alliances with partners such as utilities, other NGOs, the clean tech industry and others to find ways to transition to a clean, low-carbon energy economy. Diane serves as an expert on topics including energy efficiency, smart grid, renewables, and utility business models for EDF. Prior to joining EDF, she served as Vice President of Regulatory Relations and Energy Efficiency at MidAmerican Energy Company. Munns also served as the Executive Director of Retail Energy Services at the Edison Electric Institute. Munns spent over two decades with the Iowa Utilities Board first as General Counsel and later as the Chairman and Member. Diane served two terms as the President of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC).