Tucker Perkins

President and CEO
Propane Education & Research Council

Tucker Perkins is the president and CEO of the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC), a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit which invests in the research and development of propane-powered innovation, and promotes the safe, efficient use of propane through safety training and education programs.

Perkins has 40 years of experience in the propane industry, including operating his own propane retail company in Virginia, Premier Propane, as well as holding executive positions at CleanFuel USA and Inergy Propane.

He is active with many industry organizations, including the National Propane Gas Association, World LP Gas Association, Industrial Truck Association and Outdoor Power Equipment Institute.

Perkins is a dynamic and relatable leader who has amplified propane’s voice in the national energy conversation as a frequent keynote speaker on energy-related topics.

He is also host of the podcast Path to Zero, which provides a platform to engage with energy thought leaders in provocative discussions regarding energy and the environment.

He holds a B.S. in civil engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from the University of Richmond.