Jan Vrins leads Navigant’s global Energy practice. He has extensive energy management consulting experience and a history of growing businesses in diverse, global markets. Vrins advises executives on developing and operationalizing their strategies and achieving sustainable excellence and increased shareholder value. This covers enterprise and operational strategy, go-to-market and product development strategy, operating model design, organizational (re)structuring, business process improvement, business transformation and change management, performance management, post-merger integration, and technology strategy and implementation.
Navigant’s global Energy practice provides consulting and research services for energy companies, government organizations, NGOs and foundations, large corporations, product manufacturers, technology companies, and investors in areas such as climate strategies and policies, energy policy and implementation, sustainability, market structures and pricing, business and operational strategy, go-to-market and product development strategy, business models and partnerships, energy efficiency and demand-side management, emerging technologies, renewables, urban energy and distributed energy resources, transmission, and grid modernization.
Since joining Navigant in 2014, Vrins has guided his team to develop thought leadership, solution offerings, and capabilities to support clients as the energy industry experiences major transformation. With over 1,000 energy consulting projects each year, Navigant is at the forefront of helping clients navigate the energy transformation’s opportunities and challenges. With over 600 management consultants, Navigant has one of the largest energy consulting teams globally focused on the energy transformation. The team has developed an industry-leading framework, The Energy Cloud, which helps clients understand climate change, new opportunities in the energy market, policy and regulatory changes, changing customer needs, new technologies, strategic options, and emerging business models.
Prior to Navigant, Vrins held multiple global energy industry leadership roles at Accenture, KPMG Consulting, and BearingPoint. His energy industry experience includes investor‐owned and government-owned utilities and oil and gas companies in Europe, North America, South America, and the Middle East. Vrins has authored various publications and presented at leading industry conferences. With extensive consulting experience (25+ years) in the energy sector and a history of growing businesses in diverse, global markets, Vrins is considered a global leader in the energy consulting industry.