Kevin Sagara is group president for Sempra, overseeing Sempra’s California utility infrastructure businesses, San Diego Gas & Electric Co. (SDG&E) and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas). Sagara serves as chairman for both companies.
Sagara most recently served as chairman and chief executive officer of SDG&E and is credited with raising the company’s standing as a national leader in wildfire safety and clean energy. Previously, he was president of Sempra Renewables, overseeing all aspects of the company’s 2.6-gigawatt renewable energy business unit and leading its recognition as one of the premier renewable energy companies in the U.S.
In addition to serving on the boards of directors of SDG&E and SoCalGas, Sagara is also on the board of the Edison Electric Institute, which represents all of the country’s investor-owned electric utilities. Additionally, he serves on the advisory committee of the Harnessing Plants Initiative at the Salk Institute, an innovative, scalable and bold approach to fight climate change by optimizing plants' natural ability to capture and store carbon and adapt to diverse climate conditions.
Sagara holds a bachelor’s degree in geography-ecosystems from the University of California, Los Angeles and a law degree from Hastings College of Law.