The Advisory House appoints associate partner at UK operation
LONDON, ZURICH — The Advisory House, a leading management consultancy to the European energy industry, announced the appointment of seasoned management consultant Dr Jim Fitzgerald as Associate Partner at the London-based UK operation.
Fitzgerald will be instrumental in growing The Advisory House’s activities in the UK. The company serves utility companies faced with the enormous changes the energy market is undergoing currently. The Advisory House has a strong track record in strategic advice and operative know-how as well as investment strategies, particularly in the renewable energy market.
With a solid background in the utilities industry and more than 12 years of experience in consulting, Fitzgerald has held senior functions at PricewaterhouseCoopers and most recently at Ernst & Young where he was a leading member of the E&Y; Energy and Environment Infrastructure Advisory practice.
“We are extremely happy to welcome such an experienced energy professional to the group and are convinced that Jim will contribute to the robust company culture of growth and our leadership position in the markets we serve,” said Dr Dirk Mulzer, Partner and Managing Director, The Advisory House Ltd.
Fitzgerald´s strengths reflect the strategic leadership and competences the company is renowned for across the European market. Additionally, the company will profit from his profound understanding of regulatory issues in the industry. He has acted as an advisor to corporations, regulators such as Ofgem and governments on electricity market restructuring, strategic, regulatory, tariff and market entry issues in the UK as well as abroad. His expertise in these areas will be key in shaping that focus of the business in the UK market.