Mackinnon Lawrence is a director in Navigant’s global Energy practice and leads Navigant Research. He is responsible for overall strategy and operations, including management of a global analyst team, development of the Firm’s Energy Cloud thought leadership framework, and client engagements supporting utility, oil & gas, telecom, manufacturing, IT, and consumer tech companies. His expertise covers energy transformation, business model innovation, and technology disruption.
With more than a decade of experience as an analyst and attorney, Lawrence has led energy market research and consulting engagements covering emerging clean technology, grid transformation, and policy and regulatory issues. He has co-authored numerous publications, including Navigant’s State & Future of the Power Industry annual reports, Navigant's Energy Cloud series, and From Grid to Cloud: A Network of Networks in Search of an Orchestrator. He is a frequent speaker at conferences worldwide on emerging technology issues.
J.D., International Law, Washington College of Law M.A., International Affairs, American University's School of International Service B.A., History, Amherst College