Gerard M. Anderson is chairman and chief executive officer of DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE). Anderson joined DTE Energy as vice president of non-utility business in 1993 and has held various senior executive leadership roles throughout the enterprise. In 2004, he was named president of DTE Energy and assumed the responsibilities of chief operating oﬃcer in 2005. He has been the architect and leader of the company’s strategy to focus on cost and operational excellence in the utility business and develop its non-regulated businesses. Anderson was named CEO of DTE Energy in 2010 and chairman in 2011.rnrnAnderson earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. He also earned a MBA and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan.rnrnAnderson is the chairman of the EEI Committee on Environment. He is a member of the board of directors of The Andersons, a diversiﬁed public company focused on agricultural markets. Anderson is chairman of the Detroit Economic Club board and is involved in various local community and civic activities, including: serving on the boards of trustees of The Nature Conservancy (Michigan chapter), The Henry Ford, the McGregor Fund, Business Leaders for Michigan, the Downtown Detroit Partnership, and the West Michigan Policy Forum.