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2023 Cleantech Panelist Speaker

Kevin McLaughlin

Vice President, Government Affairs and External Relations

Duke Energy


Kevin McLaughlin serves as vice president of government affairs and external relations for Duke Energy in North Carolina. He leads the groups responsible for the state’s government and community relations strategies. This includes managing strategic relationships with the governor’s office, executive branch agencies, legislators, local officials and communities. McLaughlin received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University. He is a member of the North Carolina State Bar. He is an Eagle Scout and a recipient of The Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award.