Capgemini Consulting has added two Vice Presidents to its Utilities practice in the UK. The new addition, Alain Bollack and Mike Wilks, further deepen the practices’ technical expertise with more than 50 years of combined experience.
Prior to joining Capgemini Consulting, Alain Bollack was since 2010 a Director EY – he started at the firm in 2006 as a Senior Manager. Previously Bollack was a Management Consultant at IBM, where he began in 2003, and a Consultant at PwC, from 1997. Prior to this, between 1991 and 1997, Bollack worked as a Management Consultant for CSC; Bollack, who holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business from ISG, started his career at PAA as a Consultant in 1989.
In the new role with Capgemini Consulting, Bollack will leverage his more than 25 years of technical and consulting experience to lead the firm’s Smart Energy Services Centre of Excellence team.
Prior to joining Capgemini Consulting, Mike Wilks was a Director at EY for around a year. Previously, he worked at Poyry Management Consulting as a Director from 2013, having started at the firm in 2010 as a Senior Principal. Before this, between 2004 and 2010, he worked at KEMA Consulting as Principal Consultant in Markets & Regulation, following a short stint at MW Power Consulting as the firm’s Managing Director. Earlier roles include a brief stint (10 months) at Williams Energy Marketing & Trading Europe as its UK Power Operations Manager; a one year role at Enron Europe as the UK Power Analytics & 24hr Trading Manager, for a year starting in 2000; and various other commercial roles from 1991, which culminated in the role of Analysis Manager at GB Market.
Wilks holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Imperial College London, a Master of Science in Quality Engineering & Statistics from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and an Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Warwick - Warwick Business School.
Capgemini Consulting has named Wilks Vice President in the UK Utilities team. In his new role, he leverages his more than 25 years of experience to provide expertise in energy networks to further build Capgemini’s energy networks business; Wilks joins the firm’s Assets and Operational Centre of Excellence team.
Martin Wells Senior Vice President and Head of Utilities at Capgemini Consulting, comments that the firm is “delighted” with the addition of Bollack and Wilks. He adds: “Both bring tremendous experience working with national and international organisations, and have a proven delivery track record helping clients successfully transform to take advantage of the opportunities in the smart energy market. At a time when our utilities clients need partners with the expertise to nudge them ahead of the competition, they will help us build our already impressive smart energy services capabilities.”