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Future mobility, energy and innovation expert, Michael Hurwitz, joins PA Consulting as a Partner

07 November 2022

Michael Hurwitz is joining PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner to further develop the Future Mobility practice, at the intersect of PA’s Transport and Energy and Utilities sectors. Michael will help clients navigate, shape, and build value in the rapidly growing area of clean and smart mobility.

Michael has an extensive background in mobility, energy and corporate innovation.

At the UK Department for Transport, Michael created and led the UK’s national programmes on low carbon transport, electromobility, and autonomous vehicles.

Michael joins PA from Arrival, an electric vehicle and technology company focused on sustainable manufacturing and zero-emission solutions for cities, where he led the vehicle cycle planning process. Prior to this, Michael was the Director of Transport Innovation at Transport for London, where he led future mobility policy and operations, and work on resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. Michael is also a Fellow at LocalGlobe venture capital, where he provides support and advice to some of Europe’s most exciting technology companies.

Aris Karcanias, Global head of energy & utilities says: “Michael has a rare blend of experience and a strong track record advising both public and commercial clients on complex energy and mobility issues. Now, more than ever, governments and companies are looking for innovative and tangible solutions as they navigate the challenges around meeting net zero targets and tackling the wider climate response. Michael will play a pivotal role in guiding and helping our clients achieve their goals. He is a fantastic addition to the PA team as we continue to build on our position as the leading advisor shaping the energy transition.”

David Oliver, Global head of transport adds: “I look forward to welcoming Michael to PA at a time when advancements in clean energy infrastructure and smart transportation are continually transforming the mobility ecosystem. Significant opportunities lie ahead, and Michael will play a key role in driving the fast-paced innovation our clients need, to accelerate the widespread adoption of clean and smart mobility.”

Michael says: “The need for ingenuity and innovation has never been more pressing as we look to a sustainable future for energy and mobility. I look forward to joining the team at PA to become the go-to advisor for clients who are looking to successfully navigate the critical convergence of sectors; enabling mobility and energy businesses, their customers and places where they operate, to all play their part in building a resilient, greener world for the next generation.”

PA’s Future Mobility experts work with businesses to anticipate the future, champion innovation, and lead the energy transition and future of mobility to unlock new potential. As part of the UK government’s ‘greenprint’ for building a net zero transport system by 2050, PA teamed up with the Royal College of Art to design a chargepoint for the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles that will help accelerate the adoption of zero-emission road transport. From leading the transformation to green energy with Ørsted, Denmark’s largest energy producer, to accelerating electric bus deployment with AMP Capital to reduce carbon emissions in Latin America, PA’s experts provide critical support and advice amid global uncertainty and change in order to preserve valuable resources and enhance environmental outcomes for societies around the world.

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