Robert M. Blue received a B.A. degree with honors in Government and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia in 1989, a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1994, and a M.B.A. from the Darden School of Business in 2008. While at Yale, he was Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Law and Policy Review (1993-1994). Mr. Blue is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Raven Society. He resides in Richmond, Virginia.
Mr. Blue is chair, president, and chief executive officer of Dominion Energy. He became chair of the Dominion Energy board of directors in April 2021. Before becoming CEO and president in October 2020, he was Dominion Energy’s executive vice president and co-chief operating officer, and president-Dominion Energy Virginia, the company’s vertically integrated electric utility in Virginia and North Carolina. He joined Dominion Energy in 2005 and has held a succession of services and operational executive roles since his promotion to officer in 2007, including vice president - State and Federal Affairs; senior vice president - Public Policy and Corporate Communications; senior vice president -Regulation, Law, Energy Solutions, & Policy; and president - Dominion Virginia Power.
Prior to joining Dominion Energy, Mr. Blue served as counselor to the Governor and director of policy for Virginia Governor Mark Warner and as an attorney at Hogan & Hartson.
Mr. Blue has been a board member of a wide range of community and industry organizations, including the Nuclear Energy Institute. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Edison Electric Institute and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations. He is a member of the boards of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the Sports Backers and Communities in Schools of Virginia.
Mr. Blue was appointed to the Board of Visitors by Governor McAuliffe in 2017, and then reappointed by Governor Northam in 2021.