David Sanders is a Managing Director in the Economic and Financial Consulting practice and is based in London. He is a key member of the Power & Renewables practice and has 30 years’ experience in strategy consultancy, corporate advisory and as a technology entrepreneur with a focus on energy, clean technology and telecoms.

Before joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Sanders was the Commercial Director of Dearman, a 70-person technology company with a zero-emission engine for use in areas such as transport refrigeration, vehicle propulsion and back-up generation. Mr. Sanders was responsible for sales, marketing, strategic partners, public affairs and new applications.

Prior to Dearman, he was Director of Innovation at the Carbon Trust working with customers on strategy, venturing and innovation delivery in the energy and resource efficiency space in the US, Europe and Japan. Prior to that, Mr. Sanders spent 12 years as a Partner at Cairneagle Associates and then Cleantech Advisory LLP, businesses focused on strategic consultancy and corporate advisory.

Mr. Sanders has co-founded several technology businesses in food production, composite materials, internet telephony and mobile telecoms software. He also spent seven years at LEK Consulting and Roland Berger.

Within clean energy, Mr. Sanders has worked for governments, corporates and entrepreneurs in topics such as biofuels, cooling, demand response, energy efficiency, energy storage, offshore wind, solar, tidal energy and transport.

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