Managing Director and Executive Counsel Global Government Affairs and Policy
GE Renewable Energy
Mr. Sandberg is Managing Director of Global Government Affairs and Policy for GE Renewable Energy. As Managing Director, Mr. Sandberg is part of GE Renewable Energy’s leadership team and is responsible for developing the business unit’s global government engagement strategy working to advance renewable energy policies in the United States and around the world. Mr. Sandberg advises business leadership on critical policy matters in key global markets including tax and trade policy, regulatory and legislative threats and opportunities, climate and environmental policy, localization of manufacturing and accompanying incentives, and corporate social responsibility initiatives. Additionally, he is responsible for mobilizing governments within GE Renewable Energy’s manufacturing footprint to advocate on behalf of GE projects in key markets. Mr. Sandberg’s efforts have led to the creation (and at times, preservation) of multi-billion dollar markets for GE. Prior to joining GE, Mr. Sandberg was counsel and senior public policy advisor at the law firm of Baker Donelson. At Baker Donelson, Mr. Sandberg advised a broad array of energy clients on federal legislative and regulatory matters in the areas of unconventional oil and gas, renewable energy, nuclear power, and foreign direct investment in domestic energy resources. Before Baker Donelson, Mr. Sandberg served as counsel to the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. For his Senate service, Mr. Sandberg was recognized as one of National Journal’s “Hill 100” key congressional staff and was selected as a John C. Stennis Congressional Fellow. Mr. Sandberg is a member of the California and District of Columbia bar associations and currently serves on the Board of Visitors of the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. Mr. Sandberg received his law degree from the University of Arizona