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PA Consulting appoints former energy industry operating partner and NED Siobhan Clarke as Executive Advisor

02 April 2024

PA Consulting (PA), the company that’s bringing ingenuity to life, has appointed Siobhan Clarke as an Executive Advisor within its Energy and Utilities team. Siobhan will work with PA’s energy transition experts to support venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) firms, and their portfolio companies, to scale up and commercialise clean energy technology and broader solutions.

Dedicated to the application of deep science and technology to address climate challenges, Siobhan brings over 23 years of experience in hardware, software and energy. She has worked across three continents, having lived in London, Singapore and San Francisco. In addition she has over ten years’ experience as a Non Executive Director (NED). Siobhan is also a published author, having written The Founder Handbook, which is a practical guide for early stage companies.

In recent years, Siobhan has been pivotal in shaping energy transition as Operating Partner at bpLaunchpad – bp’s corporate accelerator. She has been involved in investing, acquiring and spinning out technologies and companies utilising governance and performance management techniques from venture within the corporate environment. She’s an angel investor and passionate about supporting and enabling underrepresented groups through coaching and mentoring. Siobhan currently holds a NED at STFC Innovations Ltd, and is an adviser to early stage fundTechstart NI.

We are very happy that Siobhan has joined PA to support our energy transition specialists across the UK and US. She brings further depth to our technology scale-up expertise, specifically within the VC and PE markets. Siobhan’s unique experience, which perfectly complements the work we are currently doing at our Global Innovation Technology Centre, will play a significant role in helping our clients find ingenious solutions to the biggest challenges they face in the energy transition.”
Head of Energy and Utilities, UK and Europe, PA Consulting
I’m excited about the opportunity to work alongside PA’s team of experts in energy and utilities. PA’s deep sector expertise, combined with its proof of concept and rapid prototyping capabilities makes this a unique opportunity. With over 300 scientists, designers, engineers and technologists at its Global Innovation Technology Centre, there is huge potential to advance the energy transition by working strategically with customers to accelerate their specific goals in scaling new technologies and products.”

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 supporting the delivery of asset management solutions for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), helping Invenergy and energyRe win a multi-billion dollar offshore wind auction, to using teamwork and technology in Affinity Water’s leakage programme to save over 16 million litres of water a day. 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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