Power and renewables

Michele Tihami: new Head of Ventures, Energy Systems at DNV


DNV is pleased to announce that Michele Tihami has rejoined DNV as Head of Ventures, Scaling and Partnerships to bolster the innovation and growth expertise of the company.

Michele Tihami, DNV
Head of Ventures, Energy Systems at DNV
Lucy Craig, DNV
Lucy Craig, Director, Growth, Innovation & Digitalization at DNV

In this role Michele will focus on developing merger opportunities for the Energy Systems business area in DNV. She will also lead initiatives focusing on new and developing technologies, including CCUS, electric vehicles, and digital twins, among other areas that have been identified by DNV as technologies that will make the greatest impact on accelerating the energy transition, as well as crucial focus areas for the energy sector.        

Ms. Tihami’s career has been focused on finding innovative solutions and business strategies for the energy industry. She returns to DNV from Electriq Power, which provides smart energy solutions for the residential market, where she was the Chief Revenue Officer. Prior to this she led the North America Markets and Risk at DNV, leading a team of professionals who provide consulting, advisory and data analytics services for utilities and other energy stakeholders. Before joining DNV the first time, she was Vice President of Business Development at CenterPoint Energy, and Global Director, Policy and Regulatory Strategy at IBM.     

“Michele brings a unique point of view to this leadership role, having worked across the industry at start-ups, energy providers and as a consultant,” said Lucy Craig, Director, Growth, Innovation & Digitalization at DNV. “These experiences will enable her to identify opportunities and new innovations that will help our customers drive the energy transition forward.”

About DNV   
DNV is the independent expert in risk management and assurance, operating in more than 100 countries. Through its broad experience and deep expertise DNV advances safety and sustainable performance, sets industry benchmarks, and inspires and invents solutions.        

Whether assessing a new ship design, optimizing the performance of a wind farm, analyzing sensor data from a gas pipeline or certifying a food company’s supply chain, DNV enables its customers and their stakeholders to make critical decisions with confidence.        

Driven by its purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, DNV helps tackle the challenges and global transformations facing its customers and the world today and is a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.       

In the energy industry   
DNV provides assurance to the entire energy value chain through its advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, the assurance provider helps industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. DNV is committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and supports customers to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.