Richard Meyer

Vice President, Energy Markets, Analysis & Standards

Richard Meyer serves as Vice President of Energy Markets, Analysis, and Standards at the American Gas Association, representing more than 200 local energy companies that deliver natural gas throughout the United States. In his role, Richard supports the association’s work to advance awareness of the vital role that natural gas utilities serve in meeting the needs of an affordable, reliable, and competitive clean energy economy. 
In his fifteenth year at AGA, Mr. Meyer’s work empowers AGA members and industry stakeholders to understand and navigate the energy market with practical insights and strategies backed by thorough analysis. His team leads the development of analytical products and policy across a range of topics, including energy economics, environmental analytics, end-use codes and standards, and climate and sustainability topics, including energy efficiency, renewable and low-carbon gases, reliability and resilience, and technology innovation. 

Richard also serves as lead staff to the American Gas Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to conducting independent research that advances well-informed energy policies and innovation solutions for a wide range of professionals and decision-makers in the energy industry.  

Before arriving at AGA, Richard conducted natural gas and propane market modeling, analyses, and climate-related projects for the consultancy ICF. His education includes an M.A. in Global Environmental Politics from American University and an M.S. in Physics from California Polytechnic State University. 

Richard serves on the Board of Directors for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy. He is on the leadership Council of the National Capital Area Chapter of the United States Association of Energy Economics. 

Richard and his wife Samantha, with their sons Rex and Ray, live in Washington, D.C.