Chris Vlahoplus serves as internal advisor and liaison for key client relationships and work. He also provides mentorship across the firm and closely supports ScottMadden’s analytics capability. Prior to this role, Chris had been a management consultant to the energy and utility industry for 28 years, serving 20 years as a partner. He led ScottMadden’s clean tech & sustainability practice area for six years, including a role as co-leader of the firm’s nuclear consulting practice. During his tenure, Chris assisted more than 40 companies focusing on electric generation business management, merger integration, strategic and business planning, organizational restructuring, and management models. Prior to joining ScottMadden, Chris worked in nuclear safety at Duke Power Company. He earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of South Carolina, an M.S. in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.