Bruno Pigott Named New IDEM Commissioner
By Thomas W. Baker, Hatchett & Hauck LLP
Bruno Pigott has been appointed by Governor-elect Eric Holcomb to serve as Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. Mr. Pigott currently serves as IDEM Chief of Staff. He will replace outgoing Commissioner Carol Comer effective January 9, 2017.
Mr. Pigott graduated from Michigan State University and holds a Master’s degree from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis. He has worked at IDEM since 2000, beginning in the Office of Water Quality as Section Chief of the State Revolving Loan Fund Program. He also served as Chief of the Compliance and Permits Branches of the Office of Water Quality. He was promoted to Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Water Quality in 2005, serving in that capacity until being named Chief of Staff in 2015.
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