Bio Details

Alan N. Harris, Chair

Alan N. Harris

Director since March 2018
Presiding Director

Principal Occupation and Business Experience

Mr. Harris retired in January 2015 from Spectra Energy Corporation (an operator in the transmission and storage, distribution and gathering and processing of natural gas) where he served in multiple roles since 2007, including as Senior Advisor to the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer on project execution efforts (2014 to 2015), Chief Development Officer and Chief Operations Officer (2008 to 2014) and Chief Development Officer (2007 to 2008). Prior to Spectra11 Energy Corporation’s spin-off from Duke Energy Gas Transmission, Mr. Harris held various positions of increasing responsibility at Duke Energy, including Group Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (2004 to 2006), Executive Vice President (2003 to 2004), Senior Vice President, Strategic Development and Planning (2002 to 2003), Vice President, Controller, Treasurer, Strategic Planning (2000 to 2002) and Vice President, Controller, Strategic Planning (1999 to 2000). Mr. Harris currently serves as a Director of Enable Midstream Partners, LP. (an owner, operator and developer of midstream energy infrastructure assets in the U.S.). In connection with the suspension of voluntary reporting obligations under the Exchange Act, Mr. Harris also served as a Director of UGI Utilities, Inc. until April 2020.

Key Skills and Qualifications

Mr. Harris’ extensive background in the energy industry, and in particular natural gas distribution and transmission, provide him with industry expertise. Additionally, Mr. Harris’ experience provides him with strategic planning and business development experience. As a former senior financial executive, Mr. Harris also possesses experience in corporate finance and accounting. His education (Mr. Harris has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Northeastern Oklahoma State University and an MBA from the University of Tulsa and is a certified public accountant) and experience provide him with financial expertise. Mr. Harris also possesses operational expertise in the energy sector by virtue of his senior executive experience at Spectra Energy and his director experience at Enable Midstream Partners.