David Campbell is president and chief executive officer of Evergy. Prior to his selection as president and chief executive officer of Evergy, Campbell served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Vistra Corporation from 2019 through 2020. From 2014 through 2019, Campbell served as chief executive officer of InfraREIT, Inc., expanding his responsibilities in late 2016 to become chief executive officer of Sharyland Utilities.
In 2013 through 2014, Mr. Campbell served as president and chief operating officer of Bluescape Resources, an independent investment company, where he oversaw field and business operations. From 2004 to 2013, Campbell worked at TXU Corp., and its successor, Energy Future Holdings in various senior leadership roles. Prior to joining TXU Corp., Campbell was a partner at McKinsey & Company where he led the corporate finance and strategy practice in Texas.
Active in the community, Mr. Campbell currently services on the boards of St. Mark’s School of Texas and the Hockaday School, as well as the Leadership Council of the Yale School of Environment and the President’s Advisory Board of UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Mr. Campbell is a graduate of Yale University and holds a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School. He also graduated with a master’s degree from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.