Karen L. Sedgwick is senior vice president, chief human resources officer for Sempra Energy.
In this role, Sedgwick works to advance Sempra Energy’s value of championing people through the range of services provided by the human resources team. Her team works to enable a dynamic workforce capable of fulfilling Sempra’s vision to deliver energy with purpose. Sedgwick is responsible for managing human resource policies, organizational effectiveness, staffing, compensation, payroll and benefits.
Sedgwick has been a part of the Sempra Energy family of companies for nearly 30 years. Previously, she served as chief human resources and chief administrative officer for San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), one of Sempra Energy’s regulated California utilities. In that role, she oversaw all human resources for the utility and was the senior officer over operations support and supply management. Prior to that, Sedgwick was vice president and treasurer for Sempra Energy.
Sedgwick serves on the boards of directors of The Old Globe, Make-A-Wish San Diego, Promises2Kids and the Pacific Coast Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from San Diego State University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of San Diego.