Saurabh Bansal is a senior manager with West Monroe Partners’ Energy & Utilities practice. With more than 15 years of industry and consulting experience in operations, supply chain, business strategy, Lean Six Sigma and business transformation, he brings significant expertise devising and executing operations strategy for Fortune 500 companies.
Saurabh Bansal specializes in helping clients achieve performance improvement throughout the value chain. He channels experience that spans a broad range of industries to support clients in the retail energy sector.
Saurabh joined West Monroe Partners from NRG Energy, for which he was a director. As leader of the program management office (PMO), he generated tangible value for the company, resulting in a new assignment as head of a new business entity that offers business process outsourcing (BPO) services to utilities nationwide. He later went on to manage profit and loss responsibilities for one of NRG’s competitive retailers.
Prior to joining NRG Energy, Saurabh was a management consultant with Alvarez & Marsal with focus on the utility vertical. There, he helped several utilities optimize back office operations and realize cost savings through strategic sourcing. He also managed several large programs to improve customer acquisition and customer retention metrics in the competitive electric markets. Prior to his consulting career at Alvarez & Marsal, Saurabh worked for several Fortune 500 companies in leadership roles.
Saurabh is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and a Project Management Professional (PMP). He earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas, Austin and a Master of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University, College Station.