Ram Veerapaneni

Senior Consultant


Ram Veerapaneni

Ram Veerapaneni is a senior consultant with 5 Lakes Energy focusing on natural gas regulatory and pipeline safety issues.

Prior to joining 5 Lakes Energy, Ram worked for 23 years at DTE Gas Company, Detroit, Michigan as Principal Engineer, Manager of Codes and Standards and other engineering positions. He spent 22 years at the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) managing Michigan’s Gas Safety Program and presenting testimony in gas utility proceedings representing the MPSC Staff. He is a Life member of ASME and NACE and has been a member of the Gas Piping Technology Committee (GPTC) for 28 years.

He is a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of Michigan. He has Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Wayne State University, Detroit, MI and Bachelor of Engineering degree from Andhra University, Vizag, India.

He and his wife Padma reside in Canton, Michigan.

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