Sr Director, T & S Engineering,
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Raj Beasla is Sr. Director of Electric Transmission and Substation Engineering at Pacific Gas & Electric company. His team is responsible for engineering, designing, and estimating projects worth $1.4 billion annually to build or replace transmission lines and substations. Over the last 38 years of his career, he has held various roles in New Customer Service Planning, Customer Service, Maintenance & Construction, Substation, and Governmental Relations. Raj led enterprise-level vital initiatives, such as Safety Culture Assessment and Express Connections, to improve safety, performance, and customer satisfaction. He grew up in New Delhi, India, and migrated to the United States in 1985. Raj graduated from Delhi Polytechnic in 1983 and Bachelor' in Electrical Engineering from Fresno State in 1989. He remains an active community member, involved with the Red Cross Central Valley, Sikh Institute Fresno, Lyles College of Engineering, and the Fresno County Economic Development Corporation.