Michael Wilkinson

SpecialityChief Product Officer, Utopus

Michael Wilkinson joined Utopus Insights as Chief Product Officer in February 2021. He brings an extensive 18 years of experience in the power and renewables sector, with a niche focus on commercial development of digital technology and data analytics.

Michael started his career as an Engineering Doctorate Research Engineer at FKI Energy Technology (De Wind) in the United Kingdom, developing condition monitoring systems for offshore wind turbines. In 2007, he joined the international renewable energy consultancy, Garrad Hassan, which ultimately became DNV, serving in various technical, market development and senior management roles. Prior to joining Utopus Insights, in his position as Global Segment Director for Energy Digitalization, Michael was responsible for DNV’s digital products and services across the power and renewables sector.

A prolific thought leader and presenter, Michael is passionate about the role of digitalization as a key enabler of the energy transition from fossil fuels to a low-carbon global economy. He resides near Bristol, United Kingdom.