Michael Rutkowski is a managing director in the Energy practice in Navigant’s Chicago office. Michael has more than 25 years of experience in the energy consulting industry, with significant expertise in the areas of strategy development, business planning, asset management, and operational performance improvement for the power generation and electric/gas utility sectors.
Mike has led more than 30 consulting engagements with electric & gas utility companies, power producers, natural gas pipelines, equipment manufacturers, and energy services companies. Also a registered professional engineer, Mike has a unique ability to bridge corporate and business unit strategy with operational and infrastructure investment considerations in helping clients navigate the transformation into the “utility of the future”. He has led numerous projects with energy/utility companies in assessing the business and infrastructure impacts and opportunities associated with distributed energy resources such as solar, storage, electric vehicles, and other behind-the-meter energy services, and transforming organizations for long-term success. Additionally, he is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and company executive/board meetings on these topics.