US energy consultancy Enovation joins Roland Berger

18 September 2019 2 min. read
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Munich-based global management consultancy Roland Berger has expanded its operations in the United States with the team hire of the consultants at Enovation Partners, a Chicago-headquartered energy sector consultancy.

Founded in 2013, Enovation Partners delivers strategy consulting to energy clients, with expertise in utilities, renewable energy, decarbonation of natural gas, and energy M&A. The firm also provides cloud-based analytics for storage and renewables through its Enovation Analytics business, and global events and research through its Cleantech Group subsidiary.

The company has offices in Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, San Francisco, and London, and was named one of America’s Top Management Consulting Firms by Forbes Magazine.

The team at Enovation has joined Roland Berger, strengthening the Germany-based firm’s capabilities in strategy and implementation for energy and energy-intensive clients.

US energy consultancy Enovation joins Roland Berger

Enovation founders Bob Zabors and Daniel Gabaldon will join Roland Berger as partners in the Chicago and Boston offices, respectively, while Bill Kemp and Mike Granowski will join as directors in Chicago.

"I am delighted to welcome Bob Zabors, Daniel Gabaldon and the Enovation Partners team to Roland Berger,” Rob Henske, managing partner of Roland Berger USA, said. “This team hire underlines the continued momentum across our business. This is a natural fit for our organization as the Enovation Partners team shares our entrepreneurial spirit and emphasis on client service excellence."

Torsten Henzelmann, head of the Energy & Utilities Competence Center at Roland Berger, added, "The experience of the Enovation Partners team will be of significant value as we build our Energy & Utilities offering in the United States and strengthen our position on a global level. We look forward to leveraging their cutting-edge analytic capabilities and extensive experience in strategic and operational issues to serve our energy and energy-intensive clients globally."

Roland Berger entered the US market in 1998 with an office in Detroit, owing to the German firm’s extensive experience advising the automotive and heavy manufacturing industries. The firm next opened a Chicago office in 2008 to serve Midwest automotive and engineered products clients, and in 2012 opened in Boston to serve the chemicals, energy, and oil products industries.

Founded in 1967, Roland Berger has 2,400 employees across 52 offices in 35 countries, and is exclusively owned by its 230 partners.