Eric Powell

Eric Powell, Advisory Board

With 25-plus years of energy and infrastructure experience, Eric Powell has a successful record of driving major strategy and transformation in complex situations for corporations, private equity, and governments. He serves as strategic advisor and interim executive in growing top-line revenue, improving bottom-line costs, and stabilizing operations across the broad energy and infrastructure complex (oil, natural gas, power, water, chemical, renewables, and alternative fuels). Partner to executives, boards, investors, and policy makers, he has guided approximately $125 billion in transactions across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Middle East, and Africa.

Currently, he serves as a power market leader in the Enterprise Improvement Practice at the global management consulting firm, AlixPartners. Prior to joining AlixPartners, Mr. Powell was a founding partner at Enovation Partners, Head of B&V’s Strategy & Business Performance, and a principal leader in Booz & Company’s energy practice. Mr. Powell is a frequent speaker and a published author and has presented to industry, technology, and investment forums, including providing expert-witness testimony. He began his career in power generation with TXU Corp. (now Vistra Corp.) and held strategic planning and operational leadership roles across supply, delivery, and customer operations for both natural gas and power markets.

Mr. Powell and his wife, Tai, have two daughters. He has a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from Jacksonville State University (Alabama) and is certified in lean business operations from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business. He is also founder of his own non-profit, CUE Leadership Institute, Inc.