Mark Busse is director of executive & corporate communication at NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE), a leading clean energy company. He is responsible for preparing remarks and presentations delivered by the company’s CEO and other senior officers, and he has also led several other corporate communications functions. Mr. Busse has held this position since December 2011.
Prior to joining NextEra Energy, Mr. Busse served for nearly three years as senior policy adviser to Senator John Cornyn (R-TX). From 2006 to 2009, he was senior director for speechwriting at The White House, where he wrote speeches for President George W. Bush and National Security Adviser Stephen J. Hadley. From 2000 to 2005 he served in the administration of Florida Governor Jeb Bush, first as his chief speechwriter and then as his deputy policy director. Before his public service, Mr. Busse spent nearly a decade in the television industry, including more than six years at Paramount Network Television.
Mr. Busse earned his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Princeton University and a master’s degree from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He serves on the board of directors of the Palm Beach County Food Bank and is a member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He lives in Jupiter, Florida, with his wife and two daughters.
NextEra Energy, Inc.
NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida. NextEra Energy owns two electric companies in Florida: Florida Power & Light Company, which serves more than five million customer accounts in Florida and is the largest rate-regulated electric utility in the United States as measured by retail electricity produced and sold; and Gulf Power Company, which serves more than 460,000 customers in eight counties throughout Northwest Florida. NextEra Energy also owns a competitive energy business, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New Hampshire, Iowa and Wisconsin. A Fortune 200 company and included in the S&P 100 index, NextEra Energy has been recognized often by third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance, and diversity. NextEra Energy is ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry on Fortune’s 2019 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” and ranked among the top 25 on Fortune’s 2018 list of companies that “Change the World.” For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com, www.GulfPower.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.