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EEI International Staff
We are dedicated to serving the needs of International Affiliate member companies, and we strive to always be accessible to members. Please call, mail, fax, or e-mail us with your questions or concerns.

Matthew T. Ha​stings

Director, International Membership Development

Mat Hastings joined EEI in September 2002, as the Director of International Membership Development. Mat has worked in the energy sector since 1977, including positions at Penn State, Ebasco, the New York Power Authority, Chesapeake Utilities, and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Before joining EEI, Mr. Hastings worked with international clients, including the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, where he helped design the launch of their emerging energy technology investment program in developing countries. Mat has spoken at utility conferences and workshops on a wide range of competitive and management issues and has published articles in international energy journals. Mat has a BA from SUNY College at Potsdam and a Masters in Regional Planning from Penn State.

Maria-Albertina Vei​ga

Coordinator, International Programs

Maria-Albertina Veiga supports the International Affiliate Program's membership and development efforts. With her international and political science background, Maria excels at member relations, program facilitation, and issue management. Prior to the inception of EEI's International Affiliate Program, Maria supported the offices of EEI's President and President Emeritus and their international relations work. Maria is a native of Portugal and has traveled extensively. She is fluent in Portuguese, French, and Spanish. ​