Full Name
Adam Benshoff
Job Title
Director, EV Policy
Ford Motor Company
Speaker Bio
Adam L. Benshoff is the Director of EV Policy for Ford Motor Company, where he helps lead Ford’s overall strategy and engagement on a full suite of policy issues in the electric transportation space. Specifically, Adam is focused on policies to enable and advance vehicle to grid integration, promote electric charging infrastructure, and that unlock the full value of electrifying the transportation sector. He works closely with both state and federal policymakers, as well as electric companies, to help ensure that the Ford family of customers has access to the programs and technology that will deliver an industry-leading experience.

Prior to joining Ford Motor Company, Adam was the Vice President, Regulatory Affairs for the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), where he led EEI’s economic regulatory issues at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), state public utility commissions, as well as at state and federal legislatures. Adam also spent time as EEI’s Deputy General Counsel, representing EEI and its members in proceedings before state utility commissions, FERC, the Department of Energy, and the Environmental Protection Agency on issues such as distributed generation, rate and regulatory reform, electric vehicles, transmission, and energy storage.

Earlier, Adam worked for National Grid, where he provided general regulatory and compliance counsel on matters before FERC, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation, and other federal and state agencies for all of National Grid’s US subsidiaries. Adam also spent time in private practice with the law firm of McNees Wallace and Nurick representing the interests of commercial and industrial end users in electric, natural gas, and water proceedings before a number of state utility commissions as well as at FERC.

Adam holds dual Bachelor’s Degrees in English and Speech Communications from The Pennsylvania State University and a Juris Doctorate from the Boston University School of Law. Adam currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife Andreana, daughter Michela, and dog Bruin.
Adam Benshoff