Rory is a Principal Consultant in Wood Mackenzie’s Power & Renewables Consulting division for Europe, the Middle East, Africa.
In this capacity Rory leads the client engagement and delivery of consulting projects covering the entire power and renewables value chain. Project categories fall broadly under the following categories:
- Transaction support and due diligence for wind, solar, storage and flexible power technologies
- Market entry and screening opportunities
- Corporate strategy support for new energies
Rory has more than ten years’ experience in the power industry, along with a previous career in software systems and deployment.
He is a subject matter expert in power system flexibility and energy storage.
Before joining the consulting practice he spent four years in research at Wood Mackenzie, building out the global energy storage service and then acting as Senior Manager in the Europe power team.
Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie he worked at an early-stage tech firm, developing grid-scale front-of and behind-the-meter storage projects. Before this he worked at Ofgem, the GB energy regulator, advancing policy and regulation for power networks and storage.
Rory holds a master’s degree in environmental technology and energy policy from Imperial College and an undergraduate degree in computation from the University of Manchester.
Rory works out of Wood Mackenzie’s 5 Semple St Edinburgh office.
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Tuesday 04 October 12:45 - 13:25 Main Stage