Mackinnon is a research director leading Navigant Research’s Energy Technologies and Utility Transformations programs, with responsibility for content management, key industry and client relationships, and consulting engagements for the program. Lawrence has played a lead role in consulting and custom research projects for key industry players within the energy sector including quantitative and qualitative analysis around biofuels, bioenergy, distributed generation and oil and gas.
Lawrence has more than 10 years of international experience as an attorney, consultant, and analyst serving the energy sector. His prior client engagements include advising clients on regulatory issues impacting clean energy markets and strategic investments in distributed generation technology. He has spoken and led plenary panels at industry conferences around the world, and is often quoted in major media outlets including The New York Times, Forbes, and Scientific American.