Ford Motor Company
Director of EV Policy
Adam 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 unlock the full value of electrifying the transportation sector around the globe. He works closely with policymakers, as well as electric companies, to 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, 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 and federal agencies on issues such as distributed generation, electric vehicles, regulatory reform, transmission, and energy storage. Earlier, Adam worked for National Grid, where he provided general regulatory and compliance counsel for all National Grid US subsidiaries. Adam also spent time in private practice representing the interests of commercial and industrial end users. 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.