Senior Vice President, Chief Legislative Officer
Eugene “Mitch” Mitchell is Senior Vice President, Chief Legislative Officer for Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E). He oversees state legislative activities and advances the California utilities’ strategic policy objectives. Mitchell has held various senior executive roles at Sempra, SoCalGas and SDG&E.
He was Sempra’s senior vice president, diversity, and community partnerships. In this role, he advanced the company’s high-performance culture by leading a collective effort to enhance diversity and inclusion within Sempra, its operating companies and in the communities it serves. Mitchell also previously served as vice president of state governmental and external affairs for SoCalGas and SDG&E.
Prior to his work with Sempra’s California utilities, Mitchell served in a variety of roles in governmental affairs and community relations for the City of San Diego, labor, and business entities.
Mitchell holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Redlands. He serves on the boards of the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, San Diego Housing Commission, and Sharp Hospital Board of Trustees.