Deepa Poduval is a Vice President, leading the Global Strategic Advisory Practice within Black & Veatch Management Consulting. In this role, she provides executive management for transaction advisory, regulatory, financial advisory and energy market planning services. Deepa additionally leads Black & Veatch’s strategic solutions related to Decarbonization. Deepa brings substantial finance, utility and energy industry knowledge and has advised various clients on strategic responses to key issues impacting their business including executable pathways to achieve net zero objectives incorporating project viability, risk and future growth. She holds a Masters in Engineering Management from Dartmouth College and a Master of Science in Economics and B.E., Mechanical Engineering from B.I.T.S., Pilani in India.