David leads our Power, Utilities, and Renewable Energy team. He has spent more than 25 years as a senior executive and strategic advisor to companies across the sector. He has led more than $180 billion of M&A transactions across the energy sector.
Previously, as SVP and GM of US residential for Direct Energy, he led the successful turnaround of a $2.5-billion, 3 million customer business following the 2014 polar vortex including regulatory and legislative advocacy across 14 states. Earlier he transformed Centrica’s North American upstream and trading group as VP of wholesale, generation, and commodity supply, a $17 billion/year division. Earlier, David was a co-founder of the Corporate Risk Practice at McKinsey & Company and a global leader in their Electric Power and Natural Gas Practice.
David holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a B.A. in Economics from Rice University. He has served on the Energy Advisory Committee of the Greater Houston Partnership and on the Rice University Engineering Board of Directors.