Andrew Dressel

Vice President
Andrew Dressel | Energy | Charles River Associates

Andrew Dressel is an experienced power industry attorney and consulting professional who advises utilities, government agencies, independent power providers, independent system operators, and technology developers on regulatory strategy and compliance.

A former NERC and WECC lawyer with over 12 years of consulting experience, Mr. Dressel provides clients keen insights on regulatory strategies focused on maintaining and improving reliability, security, and resilience during this period of unprecedented technological, market, regulatory, and workforce changes.

Some examples of Mr. Dressel’s experience include:

  • People, process, and tools assessments for NERC compliance, reliability, and security performance
  • Enterprise-wide risk and internal controls assessments
  • Wildfire mitigation development and independent evaluations
  • Presentations and expert testimony delivered to FERC, Boards of Directors, and government agencies
  • Compliance program development from greenfield to mature
  • Critical infrastructure protection maturity model and security frameworks reviews and guidance

Andrew holds a JD from Vermont Law School and a BS in Resource Conservation from the University of Montana. He also has professional certificates from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, and UC Berkeley.