FERC Chairman Rich Glick has appointed Janel Burdick as Director of the Commission’s Office of Enforcement.
Burdick has been at FERC since July 2009 when she joined the Commission’s Office of Enforcement (OE) as an Energy Industry Analyst. She served as a Technical Advisor to Chairman/Commissioner Norman Bay from September 2014 to August 2015. In June of 2016, she was appointed as Director of OE’s Division of Energy Market Oversight, and in July of 2019 was elevated to the Deputy Director, OE. She has been serving as Acting Director, OE since this past February.
Prior to joining FERC, Burdick served as a Commodities Product Controller and Commodities Settlement Analyst for Barclays Capital, and was a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Navy.
“Today, I named Janel Burdick Director of FERC’s Office of Enforcement. Her job could not be more important. A vigorous oversight and enforcement regime are absolutely essential to deterring market manipulation and protecting consumers,” said Chairman Glick. “As both Acting Director and Deputy Director of the Office of Enforcement, Janel has worked tirelessly in furtherance of those goals. I am confident that, under Janel’s leadership, energy market customers are in good hands.”
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Economics from the U.S. Naval Academy, as well as a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University.