Larry Chung

Vice President, Local Public Affairs
Southern California Edison

Larry Chung is vice president, Local Public Affairs, at Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities. He leads the company’s organizational unit responsible for representing SCE before local and regional government officials and their staffs, including district offices of state and federal officials as well as local and regional business organizations.


Most recently, Chung served as director of Global External Affairs and Government Relations for the Walt Disney Company, where he oversaw domestic and international policy and stakeholder engagement strategy across Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. He previously led philanthropic efforts and local strategic initiatives for Disneyland Resort, focusing on community engagement in Orange County, California.

Chung formerly held senior agency roles and specialized in large-scale corporate legislative and public affairs campaigns. Earlier in his career, Chung worked in local and state government in California, focusing on energy policy and promoting electric vehicle infrastructure installations statewide.

Chung maintains his commitment to building strong communities through service on several local nonprofit boards, including Public Media Group of Southern California (PBS SoCal, KCET, Link TV) and APIs Mobilize. He is also a trustee for the University of California, Riverside. He is a native of Southern California, earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Riverside and is a graduate of the Coro Fellows Program in public affairs.