WOMEN CEO REPORT

- Hawaiian Electric Industries

Connie Lau

Hawaiian Electric Industries

Born and raised in Honolulu, Constance Lau leads Hawaiian Electric Industries, a multibillion-dollar company providing sustainable energy to islanders, as President & CEO. Her efforts contribute to the overall mission of achieving 100 percent renewable energy for the future, the most ambitious clean energy goal in the nation. Committed to preserving Hawaii’s resources and land, Constance sees it as her responsibility to create strong partnerships with communities that share the same vision. Lau serves on the boards of the Electric Power Research Institute, the Edison Electric Institute, and the Associated Electrical & Gas Insurance Services, and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Twelfth District Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council. She holds a B.S. degree in Administrative Sciences from Yale University, an MBA from Stanford University School of Business, and a JD degree from the University of California’s Hastings College of Law.

Year appointed: 2006