Anthony Pugliese has been named Chief of Staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Since January 2017, Pugliese has served as Senior White House Advisor at the U.S. Department of Transportation, where he helped oversee all aspects of the department, including pipeline safety and regulatory issues. Pugliese also played a leadership role in the development and planning of President Donald J. Trump’s infrastructure proposal.
Before that, he served as a consultant on energy issues involving solar, oil and natural gas at Pugliese Associates. Previously, Pugliese was Director of Legislative Affairs for former Pennsylvania Gov. Thomas Corbett, focusing on energy, tax policy, infrastructure, economic development and international affairs. He also served on Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale Commission.
“I am very pleased to welcome Anthony to the Commission,” said FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee. “We appreciate his willingness to bring his experience and expertise on energy, infrastructure and safety to FERC.”