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Michael C. Camuñez

President and CEO
Monarch Global Strategies


Mr. Camuñez brings a broad government, legal, public policy and public affairs background relevant to the Company’s business and strategy. He has deep experience advising boards and companies in regulated industries on corporate strategy, compliance, government relations and business development. A nationally recognized Latino civic and business leader in California, Mr. Camuñez is deeply connected to the diverse communities served by SCE. His service on the California Resources Agency’s Pathways to 30x30 Advisory Committee and philanthropic work with organizations like the Packard Foundation have enabled him to focus on strategies related to climate change and conservation in California and globally, which complement the Company’s strategic mission. As a California resident, Mr. Camuñez also provides the perspective of a utility customer impacted by California’s wildfires and regulatory environment.


  • Leadership
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Regulatory
  • Workforce/Talent Management


  • Capital Markets
  • Legal/Public Policy 
  • Environmental & Sustainability
  • Corporate Governance
  • SCE/CA Utility Customer 


  • President and CEO, Monarch Global Strategies, a binational strategic advisory firm to companies doing business in emerging economies, with an emphasis on Mexico (2013-present)
  • U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce, International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce (2010-2013)
  • Special Counsel to the President and Special Assistant to the President (2009-2010); managed senior appointments to President Obama’s cabinet
  • Former Partner of O’Melveny & Myers LLP and Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP in Southern California
  • Member, California Natural Resources Agency’s Pathways to 30x30 Advisory Committee convened to help inform the state’s strategies to conserve 30 percent of California’s land and coastal waters by 2030 (2021-2022)


  • B.A., Harvard University
  • J.D., Stanford Law School


  • Director of five mutual funds in the American Funds family advised by the Capital Group (2019-present)
  • Director or trustee of several private and nonprofit organizations, including Stanford University, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Amplify Education, Inc., and Pacific Council on International Policy
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