John Pang

Partner

John Pang has more than 20 years of consulting and facilitation experience working in the energy industry. He specializes in strategic planning, process improvement, and change management with a focus on business planning within electric utilities. Prior to joining ScottMadden, John was a consultant and country manager for AsiaWorks Corporate Division in Hong Kong, where he partnered with organizations to create personal growth and development strategies and implement high-impact change management solutions. John has facilitated strategic planning workshops and management development sessions around the world, in 15 countries for more than 40 different multinational companies and utilities. He has published energy industry thought leadership and academic research in international journals dealing with memory and cognition and human performance. John received a B.S. from the University of Guelph, an M.A. in experimental psychology from York University, and an M.B.A. from Duke University.

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Recent Assignments

  • Led the development of a utility solar market forecast and prioritization methodology for a global solar PV manufacturer and developer. Constructed a market forecast tool that prioritizes U.S. utilities that are likely to procure significant utility-scale solar resources in the next two to five years
  • Developed the overall corporate strategy, vision, and implementation plan for a large regulated, vertically integrated midwestern utility. Strategic recommendations and implementation initiatives were developed for the integrated resource plan, generation assets, energy delivery (transmission and distribution), and regulatory practices
  • Designed and facilitated a strategic planning program to help a regional energy-efficiency organization develop its long-term strategy and plan. Utilized a structured, proven methodology to think through and understand other potential opportunities unique to the organization’s territory, regulators, and stakeholders. Included the benchmarking of best practices and research into the future trends in energy efficiency
  • Designed and facilitated a strategic planning program to help a utility develop their distributed solar strategy and plan. Reviewed business cases and plan and utilized a structured, proven methodology to think through and understand other potential solar opportunities unique to the utility’s service territory, regulators, and customers
  • Designed and developed the strategic and business planning program for a large Canadian utility. Assessed, redesigned, and implemented a new capital project review and prioritization process to allow for selection of initiatives to be included in the business plan
  • Project managed the design and implementation of the business/strategic planning process for a large, integrated Texas utility, inclusive of generation, transmission, and distribution
  • Designed, delivered, and implemented the strategic plan for a large southwestern fossil generation fleet. Developed and implemented the management playbook of policies, processes, and procedures
  • Facilitated a solar strategic planning program to evaluate and understand opportunities and prioritize them against the company’s overall corporate strategy, generation plan, customer plan, renewable plan, and regulatory framework
  • Designed and facilitated a series of key stakeholder workshops for the management team of an international consumer products company adjusting their corporate strategy and approach
  • Developed and facilitated a series of high-energy and motivational team-building workshops for the senior management and leadership of two nuclear operating stations. Workshops explored the power of win/win strategies and reinforced the critical elements of effective team work, including open communication and breakthrough thinking

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