Dr. Michael Wilkinson
Global Segment Leader, Energy Digitalization
DNV GL – Energy
Michael leads DNV GL Energy’s digitalization activities and the development of new digital solutions for global energy customers. His activities span the energy value chain: from renewable generation, transmission and distribution, to energy management programmes.
After working as an Engineering Doctorate Research Engineer with FKI Energy Technology (De Wind), he joined Garrad Hassan as an operational wind farm analyst in 2007. He spent several years assessing operational wind farms; working for owners, operators and investors worldwide on a range of data analysis, wind farm monitoring and long term energy forecasting services. His previous roles have included Head of Section for Asset Integrity and Performance in the Northern Europe Middle East and Africa Region and Service Line Leader for Asset Operations and Management globally.
Michael is passionate about decarbonization and electrification and advocates that digitalization, data and analytics have an important role to play in the transition to a low carbon global economy.