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Wednesday, June 26, 2024 | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Finance and Audit Committee Meeting – LIPA, 333 Earle Ovington Blvd. 4th Floor, Uniondale, NY 11553
Werner Schweiger is LIPA's Executive Advisor for Operations

Werner Schweiger

Acting Chief Operating Officer

Werner Schweiger is LIPA’s Acting Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for enhancing LIPA’s objectives and strategies to better meet the operational needs of a clean, reliable, affordable, customer-first electric utility for Long Island and the Rockaways. With over 40 years of utility industry experience, Mr. Schweiger has held management positions in gas and electric operations, engineering, construction, and operations services.

Before joining LIPA, Mr. Schweiger served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Eversource Energy, where he also previously served as President of Electric Distribution and President of Operations for Eastern Massachusetts before that. Prior to his time with Eversource, Mr. Schweiger held the role of Vice President in the Office of Electric Operations for Long Island Lighting Company (LILCO) and later Keyspan Corporation.

Mr. Schweiger holds a Master of Science in Energy Management from the New York Institute of Technology and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stony Brook University. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Nichols College and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College. Mr. Schweiger has also completed the Senior Executive Leadership Program at Columbia University.

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