Mackinnon Lawrence

Senior Research Director

Mackinnon Lawrence is a director in Guidehouse's global Energy, Sustainability, and Infrastructure practice and the leader of Guidehouse Insights. He is responsible for overall strategy and operations, including management of a global analyst team, development of the Firm’s Energy Cloud thought leadership framework, and client engagements supporting utility, oil & gas, telecom, manufacturing, IT, and consumer tech companies. His expertise covers energy transformation, business model innovation, and technology disruption.

With more than a decade of experience as an analyst and attorney, Lawrence has led research and consulting engagements covering emerging clean technology, grid transformation, and policy and regulatory issues. He has coauthored numerous publications, including Guidehouse’s State & Future of the Power Industry annual reports, Navigating the Energy Transformation, and From Grid to Cloud: A Network of Networks in Search of an Orchestrator. He is a frequent speaker at conferences worldwide on emerging technology issues. Lawrence holds a JD from Washington College of Law and an MA in international affairs from American University.
“The utility of 2030 will need to more closely align shifting customer demand with an increasingly multidimensional product and service ecosystem.”
— Mackinnon Lawrence