Steven D. Davis
Executive Vice President, External Affairs and Corporate Strategy, and Chief Sustainability Officer
Steven D. Davis is executive vice president of external affairs and corporate strategy, and chief sustainability officer for Sempra Energy, a San Diego-based Fortune 500 energy services holding company whose subsidiaries provide electricity, natural gas and value-added products and services. The Sempra Energy companies' 17,000 employees serve more than 32 million consumers worldwide.
As executive vice president of external affairs and corporate strategy, Davis oversees government relations, regulatory and international affairs, and communications, as well as corporate social responsibility and long-term strategy review, for Sempra Energy.
Previously, he was president and chief operating officer of San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), one of Sempra Energy’s regulated California utilities.
From 2012 to 2014, Davis served as senior vice president of external affairs for Sempra Energy and, prior to that, was Sempra Energy’s vice president of investor relations and corporate communications.
From 2006 to 2010, Davis was Sempra Energy’s vice president of communications and community partnerships, where he oversaw the company’s communications and community relations activities, as well as the company’s media relations, employee communications, issues management, corporate branding, advertising and reputation management.
Previously, he was senior vice president of external relations and chief financial officer for SDG&E and SoCalGas. He also served as senior vice president of customer service and external relations for SDG&E and SoCalGas, and vice president of distribution operations for SDG&E. Other executive assignments have included division manager of customer operations and division manager of governmental and administrative services. Davis first joined SDG&E in 1981 as an associate accountant.
Davis is a board member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, as well as the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation, a nonprofit organization promoting and facilitating regional expansion across diverse industries.
Davis earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration (accounting) from San Diego State University, where he graduated with honors.