Host: Jim Thomson, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Many electric power and renewable energy companies were facing supply chain challenges before COVID-19 and the Russian invasion of Ukraine. But now supply chain disruption appears to be the new norm. What can companies do to mitigate its impact? We’ll discuss:
- Strategies for building supply chain resilience
- A process for boosting supplier engagement in environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices
- Approaches to enhancing resilience through circular economy initiatives
Meet the speakers
Jim serves as the vice chair, US Power, Utilities & Renewables leader, as well as a lead client service partner for Deloitte Consulting LLP. A consulting principal based in Tampa, Jim has more than 30 years of consulting experience working with global power, utility, and renewable energy clients. He is focused on delivering solutions to complex and critical challenges within the industry and brings a strong passion for making a difference with some of our largest power, utility, and renewable energy businesses and their customers.
Ian is a managing director and a leader in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Power, Utilities & Renewables Supply Chain practice. Ian has extensive experience working across the supply chain function on both the consulting and operator side. He has more than 25 years of combined experience in supply chain operations and supply chain management consulting. Ian’s consulting work focuses on supply chain business transformations and has spanned process improvement and technology enabled solutions related to source-to-pay, inventory optimization, and demand planning for utility industry clients. Ian received his Bachelor of Science in engineering from Purdue University and his Master of Business Administration from Lehigh University. Ian is APICS (ASCM) certified in the field of production and inventory control (CPIM).
Marlene is Deloitte’s US Renewable Energy leader and a principal in Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP. She consults on matters related to valuation, tax, M&A, financing, business strategy, and financial modeling for the power, utilities and renewable energy sectors. Marlene has been at Deloitte for more than 22 years and holds a Master of Business Administration in finance from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University.