Stephanie Jamison - USA | Managing Director, Accenture
Stephanie Jamison is the Managing Director for Transmission and Distribution Services globally with Accenture, based in London, United Kingdom. She is also a member of Accenture’s Utilities Global Executive Committee. Stephanie is responsible for Accenture’s relationship with National Grid – one of Accenture’s largest and most important utility clients.
Previously, Stephanie held several leadership positions at Accenture, including being responsible for Accenture’s Utilities Transmission and Distribution business in Europe, Africa and Latin America. In addition, Stephanie was the initiator and Global Director for the Accenture Smart Grid Leadership Network (SGLN), a peer-to-peer community for a select group of utility executives from around the world who deploy smart grid initiatives. In its 10th year, SGLN now includes representatives from more than 75 executives in 41 companies.
Her focus is helping clients with growth strategies and business transformation programs. Stephanie has worked with utilities on large-scale business transformation, smart grid strategies and rollouts, and merger integration projects across the retail, transmission and distribution segments of the utility value chain. Stephanie has worked with some of the largest and most innovative utilities in North America and Europe, including Exelon Corporation, Duke Energy, Alliander and Iberdrol. Stephanie conducts research and has published articles on the “Digitally Enabled Grid.” She also leads Accenture’s diversity networks in Europe, Africa and Latin America.
Stephanie has been on the Board of Directors for Accenture Netherlands and for OMNETRIC Group, a joint venture between Accenture and Siemens. She holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree and a Master of Engineering degree from Ohio State University. Stephanie attended the Smith College Executive Education Program for Women. Prior to joining Accenture in 1996, Stephanie worked for Dayton Power & Light in engineering and construction, and also worked for Pratt & Whitney Aerospace. Stephanie is married to Oscar van den Berg and they have two children: Sander and Madeleine.
Lori Collins - IWF Carolinas | Strategic Advisor, Principal, Collins Climate Consulting
Lori Collins Luski is a strategic advisor focused on the global challenge of climate change. She is Owner and Principal of Collins Climate Consulting, a North Carolina-based advisory she formed in 2016. Building on her executive experience in energy, financial services and technology, Lori helps companies accelerate their transitions to a low-carbon economy and drive economic gains. In 2019, she worked with businesses and local governments to help draft North Carolina’s first Clean Energy Plan as directed by Gov. Roy Cooper.
Prior to forming her consultancy, Lori served as President of Abundant Power, an energy financing venture; Executive Director of Joules Accelerator, a green technology incubator funded by Duke Energy; and held executive roles at LendingTree, Bank of America and Fidelity Investments. At LendingTree, she was on the original executive team that grew the company from $7 million to $476 million in revenue, and saw the company through a successful acquisition by Internet and media leader IAC.
Since 2017, Lori has been a member of the Global Adaptation and Resilience Investment Working Group, which brings together over 200 private sector investors worldwide to mobilize around the critical issues at the intersection of climate and finance. She holds a Master of Science in Carbon Management from the University of Edinburgh, an MBA from Kellogg at Northwestern University, and a BS in Business Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill.