Mike is an Associate Director in the Energy practice. He has extensive experience in the generation arena including providing consulting services for performance improvement work, training, data research and analysis and auditing of risk compliance for fossil, wind and solar generation.
Prior to joining Navigant, Mike headed up the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) Generating Availability Data System (GADS) which included more than 95% of the generation capacity in the US and Canada. In this role he also facilitated numerous industry working groups related to operational data for fossil, wind and solar generating facilities. He also served as the NERC representative for coordinating equipment outage exchange with the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) in Canada, Commission Federal de Electricidad in Mexico, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Austria, and VGB Technologies (partner with Euro-electric) in Germany.
Mike’s background includes work with the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) in the area of risk compliance and as President of Generation Consulting Services providing consulting services to multiple generating companies. Mike earned his BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Utah. Mike and his wife, Suzanne, lived on the East Coast for many years, but now reside in Utah where they grew up. They enjoy spending time with their four adult children and their families. Mike enjoys golf and the fact that his home sits next to the 17th green of Fox Hollow Golf Course in American Fork. (Be sure to ask him about his favorite golf stories!) Mike has been involved with the Boy Scouts for years and will always take time to relax with his wife attending the theater.