Strategic Advisory Lead, Senior Vice President
Rob Wilhite is a Senior Vice President and leader of the Strategic Advisory business line at Black & Veatch. He and his team provide advisory services on the topics of zero-emission transportation, distribution grid planning, decarbonization, strategic planning, clean fuels strategies, transaction services, and rates and regulatory services. Rob is an energy industry leader with 37 years’ experience in energy business strategy and utility operations, and has held P&L responsibility for managing, and profitably growing, global energy advisory practices for the past three decades. He serves the industry as a board director and executive committee member for GridWise Alliance, serves as chairman for the City of Belmont’s Environmental Sustainability Board, and as co-chair of the technology & innovation pillar for Dentons’ Smart Cities & Community Think Tank. Rob was recognized as one of the top 25 consultants in the U.S. by Consulting Magazine in 2009.