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PA Consulting appoints former energy industry CEO and NED Kevin McCullough as Senior Advisor

11 July 2022

PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, has appointed Kevin McCullough as Senior Advisor within PA’s Energy and Utilities practice. Kevin will further enhance and support PA across clients in the regulated utilities and nuclear sectors to make the best use of their asset base, adopt and scale up new technology and utilise their critical role in energy markets to enable the energy transition.

Kevin brings 38 years of experience across the energy sector, with previous executive roles including Chief Operating Officer at RWE npower and RWE Innogy, Chairman Horizon Nuclear Power, Chief Executive Officer U.K. Coal Production, and Chief Executive Officer at Calon Energy. He currently holds Non-Executive Directorships with Southern Water, UK Transition Power and Cwmni Egino (a development company owned by the Welsh Government).

Aris Karcanias, Global Head of Energy and Utilities at PA Consulting, said: “We are delighted to welcome an executive of Kevin’s standing to PA. Kevin is a rare blend of deep operational expertise and strategic know-how. He will be working with our specialists across the practice to bring further strategic and operational insight to our clients. Kevin has led major transformational change in the energy and water sectors impacted by climate change, technology development, and an evolving regulatory landscape, as such, he will play a significant role in helping navigate the market complexities, and delivering operational resilience.”

Commenting on the role Kevin McCullough said: “I’m delighted to be working with PA’s team of energy and utilities experts. PA has a stellar reputation for delivering ingenuous solutions to the challenges facing energy companies today. I am excited to get started and work with the team to help clients capitalise on the rapidly evolving market and the opportunities this creates.”

PA’s energy and utilities experts work with businesses to anticipate the future, champion innovation and lead transformative solutions to unlock potential across energy and utilities markets. From leading the transformation to green energy with Ørsted, Denmark’s largest energy producer, boosting California's use of renewable energy by developing the world's biggest battery with US power company Vistra Energy, to helping Veolia Water Technologies deliver more value to their customers using digital solutions and innovative business models. PA’s experts provide critical support and advice amid global uncertainty and change, seek to preserve valuable resources and enhance environmental outcomes for societies around the world.

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