Executive Director – NAEMA
Timothy “Tim” Berrigan joined NAEMA as its Executive Director January 1, 2022. Tim has over 35 years’ experience in many different facets of the North American energy markets. He held executive positions with several companies, with responsibilities ranging from asset development and energy marketing to mergers and acquisitions. Tim closed transactions in all of the eastern power markets and ERCOT dating back to the mid 1990’s. He began his career at Southern Company, and later worked for DTE Energy Trading and Decker Energy, among others. He most recently served in advisory roles to Southern Veneer (a domestic plywood manufacturer) and Howard Energy Partners (a midstream company).
Tim holds a B.S. of Mechanical Engineering (cooperative plan) from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Conference Director – NAEMA
Mukti Patel joined NAEMA as the Conference Director in August 2023. Mukti has over 11 years of experience in the Energy Industry. She started her career at ACES as a Real-Time Trader in the MISO & PJM Markets and transitioned over to ACES’ External Affairs Department where she spent 8 years as the Lead Communications and Graphic Design Specialist. As the Lead Communications and Graphic Design Specialist, Mukti oversaw all the marketing and communications for ACES, as well as planned all the Board Meetings and Annual Conferences.
Mukti is passionate about helping women in the Energy industry achieve their greatness. She sits on the board for Women IN Energy helping plan the WIE annual conference for women in Indiana and the surrounding states.
Mukti Patel holds a B.S. in Marketing and Supply Chain Management from Indiana University – Kelley School of Business.