Energy, Utilities & Chemicals

Mike Wilks

Expert in Utilities Transformation

Mike is the Head of UK Energy Networks at Capgemini covering all 3 dimensions of Capgemini – consulting, technology and outsourcing services. He has nearly 30 years’ GB and international power sector experience, at National Grid, Enron, and as a consultant in GB and over 20 countries worldwide covering all aspects of power networks and their interaction with wholesale markets and other power sector stakeholders.
He has also been a Special Advisor to the GB energy regulator, Ofgem, on Energy Networks and Price Controls, and has led numerous regulatory, operational and due diligence reviews of power network businesses worldwide.
Since 2009, he has been at the forefront of analysing and understanding the transformational change and ”smart” implications of the targeted decarbonisation of the GB & European power sector; advising clients encompassing the European Commission and the UK Government, national regulators, network companies, other sector participants and financial investors.

At Capgemini, Mike:
– Leads all Capgemini activities  in UK relating to Energy Networks
– Acts as Capgemini’s Global Account Executive for National Grid
– Is a member of Capgemini’s Global Energy & Utilities Leadership team
– Has a personal focus on delivering the operational transformation of utilities enabled by digital innovation.

Mike is regularly asked to chair and present thought leadership on power networks and smart energy issues at major UK and European power sector conferences. Have published views of future energy sector trends in Utility Week, in Capgemini blogs, podcasts and publications such as the World Energy Markets Observatory.

Mike is also the Chair of the Warwick University Strategy & Consulting Network – promoting opportunities for and development of both students and career professionals in the Consulting arena but with a personal bias for promoting the opportunities in the energy sector.

Mike is also the Chair of the Warwick University Strategy & Consulting Network – promoting opportunities for and development of both students and career professionals in the Consulting arena but with a personal bias for promoting the opportunities in the energy sector.

Mike Wilks

My experience

Vice President @ Capgemini Consulting

03/15/2016

Director @ Accounting Company

01/13/2015 to 03/01/2016

Director @ Design Consulting

04/16/2013 to 12/02/2014

Senior Principal @ Design Consulting

04/21/2010 to 03/06/2013

Principal Consultant in Markets & Regulation @ Management Consulting

10/05/2004 to 04/06/2010

Managing Director @ Management Consulting

10/09/2002 to 08/25/2004

UK Power Operations Manager @ Energy Infrastructure company

12/26/2001 to 09/24/2002

UK Power Analytics & 24hr Trading Manager @ Utilities

12/12/2000 to 11/07/2001