Alvarez & Marsal hires Gary Rahl and Joseph Halverson as MDs in energy practice

06 February 2024 2 min. read
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Alvarez & Marsal, a global management consultancy, has hired Gary Rahl and Joseph Halverson as managing directors in its energy practice.

Rahl has over 25 years of experience in management consulting, with a specialization in commercial energy and transportation businesses. He has led industry engagements in cyber defense, utility system transformation, and energy technology transformation, among other areas.

Rahl currently focuses on public-private collaborations in clean energy, advising on areas such as funding, renewables performance improvement, grid modernization, industrial decarbonation, and transportation and building electrification.

He joins Alvarez & Marsal from Deloitte Consulting, where he spent five years as a managing director and was a member of the sustainability, climate, and equity leadership team. Before that, he spent 22 years with Booz Allen Hamilton, serving as an EVP and leader of the commercial energy and transportation businesses.

Before entering consulting, Rahl was a lieutenant in the US Navy.

He has a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in aeronautics and astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Alvarez & Marsal hires Gary Rahl and Joseph Halverson as MDs in energy practice

Halverson has over a decade of experience in management consulting and engineering consulting. He has extensive experience advising oil, mining, and industrial clients on operating model changes, operational improvements, and upskilling technical talent.

Halverson joins Alvarez & Marsal from Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he spent nine years, latterly as a partner. Before his tenure at BCG, Halverson spent four years as a consultant at environmental specialist Trinity Consultants.

He has an MBA and JD from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

"Hiring Gary and Joseph demonstrates A&M’s commitment to helping clients maximize value from clean energy investments and operations. Their deep industry knowledge and innovative approach aligns with our transformation focus and legacy of solving complex problems across the spectrum of industry challenges,” said Lee Maginniss, managing director and energy practice leader.

The consultancy’s global energy practice has over 500 consultants and operations in 30+ countries.

Alvarez & Marsal has more than 9,000 employees in 39 countries providing advisory, business performance improvement, and turnaround management services.

The firm recently added Patricia Alonso de la Fuente and Jason Pizza as US-based managing directors.