William F. Tyndall

William F. Tyndall
Senior Vice President, Federal Government and Regulatory Affairs
Duke Energy

Bill Tyndall is senior vice president of federal government and regulatory affairs for Duke Energy. He leads the group responsible for federal policy and government affairs, and environment, health and safety policy. He was named to his current position in April 2009.

Most recently, Tyndall served as a managing director at Natsource LLC, a company that provides asset management, origination, and advisory and research services to companies required to reduce emissions. He was responsible for identifying new private equity investment opportunities in renewable energy, carbon abatement and management, pollution control, energy efficiency and related areas.

From 1998 to 2006, Tyndall served in various leadership positions at Cinergy Corp. and has a deep knowledge of the key business and policy issues facing Duke Energy. He served as vice president for corporate development and strategy, where he was responsible for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, as well as development of corporate growth initiatives. In 2005, he helped coordinate all aspects of the company’s merger with Duke Energy. Tyndall also served as vice president of environmental services and federal affairs, working closely with government regulators and testifying before Congress, state utility commissions and other government entities. In that role, he also served as a member of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Act Advisory Committee and wrote several articles on environmental issues facing the utility industry.

From 1995 to 1998, Tyndall served as the minority counsel to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. He counseled Congressman John Dingell and Chairman Henry Waxman (then ranking members) and other Democratic members of the Committee on issues involving the Clean Air Act and other environmental statutes. Tyndall also served as one of the key staff negotiators for the last major environmental bill to pass Congress, the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1996.

Tyndall received a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a juris doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He also completed the Sanford University School of Business Executive Program.

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