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Christopher Grier - President

 

email: chris.grier@grierconsulting.com

 

Curriculum Vitae / Resume

 

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Chris Grier has over 30 years of operations management and consulting experience in the power and utility industry.  Chris maintains deep industry knowledge in the areas of business strategy and management, administration, generation, plant operations, engineering, transmission and distribution, nuclear management, and project and risk management.

 

Chris, who worked for 20 years in utility line executive and staff positions, has guided numerous consulting engagements for over a decade across a broad spectrum of electric utility issues. Relevant consulting work includes power and utility corporate and business unit strategy, mergers and acquisitions, operations and performance improvement, and operations and regulatory compliance, decision analysis, and risk management.

 

Background

 

Prior to starting Grier Consulting, Chris was Director - KPMG Power and Utilities Advisory Practice.  Preceding KPMG, Chris was Senior Manager and Consulting Practice Leader for Capgeminiís Energy, Utility and Chemical Practice. Previous to Capgemini, Chris was a Director at Navigant Consulting after concluding 20 years in operations and management at ComEd (now a regulated subsidiary of Exelon).

Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering from Kansas State University, a Master of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering from Northwestern University, and an M.B.A. from Northwestern Universityís Kellogg School of Management.

 

Chris also held a Senior Reactor Operators Certification with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, a high voltage operatorís certification, and has worked with federal, state and industry organizations on operations, licensing and compliance issues.

 

Chris is active in the community in Arizona where he is on the Executive Board and Chairman of the Risk Management Committee for the Grand Canyon Council of the Boy Scouts of America.


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