Ian Stewart directs and manages the corporate sustainability reporting function at Sempra Energy, including the company’s strategy around sustainability, production of the company’s annual corporate sustainability report, and management of responses to a wide range of investor surveys, such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and CDP. Additionally, he works closely with investor relations to ensure proper representation to the investor and analyst communities related to the company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance.
In his more than 15 years with the company, Stewart has held various positions. After first joining the company in 2005, Stewart served as a national government affairs manager, where he managed the company’s political and legislative strategy for project permitting, expansion, and management in more than 10 states. Stewart also managed the regional public affairs department at San Diego Gas & Electric, a Sempra utility, where he was responsible for leading the company’s public affairs activities.
Prior to joining Sempra Energy in 2005, Stewart’s career included positions in public affairs and public relations as a consultant to companies such as SBC Communications, former presidential candidate Ross Perot, and Perot Systems.