Thom Carter

Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Energy Development and Energy Advisor

(801) 538-8658

Thom Carter has a diverse policy background, having served as an elected official in New Jersey and worked all over the country on initiatives ranging from healthcare to transportation, to the environment. He has been in Utah for the last six years spending time on infrastructure and environmental issues – with the last three years leading the state’s premier air quality nonprofit, the Utah Clean Air Partnership (UCAIR). 

Carter grew up in the Northeast and went to Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. At UCAIR, Carter sits on the Board of Governors for the Salt Lake Chamber, the Governor’s Energy Advisory Council and co-chairs the Healthy Salt Lake Steering Committee. Carter was named a Utah Business Forty under 40 in 2019. Carter married the former Andrea Mayo in April of 2018. She gave birth to their first child, a son named Isaac, in October of 2019.