Sayuri Yamada - Director, New Mexico Governmental Affairs and Santa Fe Community Relations, PNM Resources
Sayuri Yamada is executive director of government and public affairs for PNM Resources, Inc. She is responsible for government affairs, corporate social responsibility, PNM Resources Foundation, community relations, and stakeholder engagement. Prior to joining PNM Resources in October 2006, Sayuri was vice president of governmental affairs for the New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry, which serves as the statewide chamber of commerce. Previous experience includes 15 years as the business development manager for Yamada Science & Art Corporation; an international high-tech software company based in Los Alamos/Santa Fe. Sayuri holds a BS in business from Baylor University. She attended the Energy Executive Course in 2009.