Tim Valin

Tim Valin

Senior Partner Energy & Utilities Chicago


Partnering with utilities across North America, Tim supports financial planning, budgeting, cost-benefit analyses, technology selection, organizational design, business process optimization, and information technology/operations technology (IT/OT) convergence.

Deep expertise in telecommunication strategy and network design coupled with energy and utilities business acumen enable Tim to expertly guide clients through the development of long-term, strategic plans and governance structures for implementation and ongoing operation of their communication networks. 

Tim combines expertise in telecommunication strategy for utility clients with a strong infrastructure modernization business acumen to help clients develop long-term, strategic plans and establish governance structures for implementation and a successful transition to operations. 

Team members appreciate Tim’s even-keeled demeanor, which helps them stay calm and focused in all situations. He has a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and an MBA from The Ohio State University.

What makes Tim different

Tim enjoys cooking and traveling with his family. He is a plane crash survivor.

Where Tim makes an impact

Tim is adept at helping utilities navigate complex transformation and grid modernization. He has developed numerous OT roadmaps and business cases designed to advance smart-grid initiatives. He has also helped design and deploy numerous communication networks for utilities across the U.S., increasing their rate base and reducing their O&M spend.

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