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Sustainable supply and value chain expert Jason Smith joins PA Consulting’s Energy and Utilities practice

Jul 13, 2022

Jason Smith joins PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner in the Energy and Utilities practice, and will be part of the Climate Response unit. Jason will be the Global lead for Sustainable Supply and Value Chain.

Jason brings with him over two decades of experience working across a variety of sectors including energy, consumer goods, retail and life sciences. In his previous roles as a Partner at KPMG and Baringa, Jason advised business leaders on how to drive growth and business value, whilst embedding sustainability into their value chains.

Aris Karcanias, Global Head of Energy and Utilities at PA Consulting said: “I am delighted to welcome Jason to our team. He brings a significant depth and breadth of knowledge around sustainable supply and value chains, which is a key area of focus for our clients as they drive towards meeting their sustainability and net-zero goals in Energy and Utilities. Indeed, with continued disruption and sector convergence, Jason’s experience in consumer goods, retail and life sciences, allows him to identify and apply best practice and innovations to our clients regardless of sector.”

Jason says: “I look forward to helping our clients seize the commercial opportunities on offer to purpose-led businesses, as consumers are becoming more committed to a sustainable future. PA is in a unique position, being able to support clients from concept, design and development through to driving commercial success. This, alongside working with a team of experts in sustainability and climate response, made the decision to join an easy one and I am delighted to be part of PA’s growth journey.”

PA’s sustainability and climate response experts help clients achieve their sustainability goals and deliver tangible solutions creating new growth and value. From using design to accelerate the adoption of zero-emission road transport to the development of low-cost sustainable packaging, PA prides itself on bringing ingenuity to life to build a positive human future.

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