Brian White


Brian is a lobbyist at KP who provides strategic counsel on policy, regulatory consulting, and legislative advocacy for a variety of clients. With an extensive government affairs background, Brian is a seasoned public policy and legislative strategist who holds expertise in many policy areas, including utilities, renewable energy, oil and gas, housing, land use, water and natural resources, transportation and supply chain, forestry and wildfires, education, career tech, and workforce preparation issues that impact various industries, trade associations and governmental agencies. His experience in building coalitions and fostering positive relationships for a diverse client base makes Brian particularly adept in finding proactive solutions that positively benefits clients while also being able to neutralize potential negative threats.



  • Twenty years of bipartisan legislative advocacy & executive experience
  • Founder and Principal, BW Strategic Partners
  • Governor’s Appointee, California Department of Water Resources
  • Director of West Coast Government Affairs, SunEdison
  • Director of California Government Affairs, BP America
  • Vice President of Legislative Affairs, California Forestry Association
  • Legislative Advocate, California Building Industry Association
  • Director of Environmental and Educational Affairs, California Chamber of Commerce

Community Involvement:

  • Youth basketball coach
  • Improve Your Tomorrow Internship Committee


  • Bachelor of Arts with honors, Political Science, Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia

621 Capitol Mall, Suite 1900
Sacramento, CA 95814
Main: 916-448-2162
Direct: 916-498-7712
Fax: 916-448-4923
E-Mail: bwhite@ka-pow.com