Stuart Ravens is a principal research analyst, working in Navigant Research’s Digital Energy team. Stuart manages the AI and Advanced Analytics Research Service. In addition to the use of analytics across the energy industry, has an interest in utility digitization, analytics, transactive energy, blockchain, RPA and changing utility business models. His work covers energy company and vendor strategies for managing the transformation to a distributed future. He focuses on how new technologies—such as blockchain and AI—can give users a future competitive advantage, but also covers the significant barriers to digital transformation. Stuart has been an analyst for more than 20 years. For the past twelve years, his work has focused on the use of technology in energy.
Stuart has played a lead role in the delivery of custom research and advisory work for many energy companies, IT vendors, service providers, and renewables specialists. As an expert on the use of IT in the energy industry, he has been invited to speak at conferences around the world. He has also worked as an analyst in financial and professional services organizations based in London. Stuart holds an MSc in information science from City University, London.
MSc, Information Science, City University, London BSc, Geological Sciences, Oxford Brookes