Guidehouse announced on Wednesday the appointment of Robyn Link, Michael Pita and Roy Pratt as directors to help grow the company's global energy, sustainability and infrastructure business segment.
"Robyn, Michael and Roy are seasoned leaders who are focused on helping clients navigate the energy transformation and improve customer and shareholder value," said Jan Vrins, leader of Guidehouse's global ES&I segment. "I am excited to add these outstanding professionals to our team as we work to develop and deploy new market-leading solutions that address our clients' most pressing issues and advance their organizations to the next level."
The newly appointed directors will focus on providing clients with the right strategies and solutions as the energy and utilities industry shifts toward more innovative, sustainable, and resilient programs and operations.
Link, Guidehouse director in Burlington, Mass., will lead a solution team that helps energy companies grow their business with commercial and industrial clients. She will join multidisciplinary teams and innovative solutions to develop customer growth platforms with new products and services, unlocking new revenue streams.
She brings more than 17 years of experience leading teams and delivering organic growth for both established and early-stage businesses within the utility sector. Her expertise includes solution development and delivery for demand response, energy efficiency, distributed energy resources, customer engagement, analytics, grid technologies, marketing and customer care utility initiatives.
Pita, Guidehouse’s director in London, will work with large industrial corporations, manufacturers, and regional clusters on energy transformation and decarbonization programs. He will deliver strategy and implementation of both proven and innovative energy management solutions, including science-based targets, corporate power purchase agreements, green energy sourcing, value chain decarbonization and measurement and verification.
He brings over 21 years of international experience in management consulting and executive leadership. He has built businesses focused on complex energy transformation and cost challenges across private and public sectors. Through this work, he delivered projects on energy project feasibility, design and implementation, asset financing, corporate sustainability strategy, energy efficiency, and cost optimization solutions.
Pratt, Burlington, Mass. based director, will help utility leaders develop business strategies, technology roadmaps and architectures critical to utility operations and systems to support technology modernization, transformation, and business restructuring.
He has spent more than 30 years in the manufacturing, industrial, and energy segments, with engagements that span the full technology lifecycle across the plan, build, and operate model. His most recent efforts focused on model-based architecture processes, grid modernization programs, and the implementation of architecture capabilities within client organizations.
"We are excited to be at the forefront of this global transformation with our clients and continue to build out a world-class team to support our mission," Vrins said.
Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges with a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change, technology-driven innovation and significant regulatory pressure. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, we help clients create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare them for future growth and success.
Headquartered in Washington DC, the company has more than 7,000 professionals in more than 50 locations. Guidehouse is led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.