Peter Mulvaney is a senior manager in West Monroe Partners’ Energy & Utilities practice, where he specializes in delivering water management services from source water protection through consumption and reclamation. He has more than 20 years of experience providing strategic water and sewer solutions for clients in the utility and urban design industries.
Peter Mulvaney has extensive global experience that spans the building-level, city, regional, and national scales. A former utility manager, he has led development of solutions to complex problems within the constraints of government, sensitive ecosystems, and limited budgets by applying a strong combination of sustainability principles and pragmatic problem solving. His areas of expertise include the design, management, and implementation of sustainable urban strategies, strategic resource planning, and water resource management, as well as regulatory frameworks, climate adaptation, and business process optimization.
Peter joined West Monroe Partners in 2015 from Skidmore Owings and Merrill (SOM), where he led global water strategies for some of the world’s largest developments and most heralded buildings. Previously, he was an advisor for regional-scale solutions for Great Lakes issues and helped move private equity funds to water and energy mid-market companies.
Peter began his career with the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, where he became interested in the relationship between water management and human health. Subsequently, he led field teams to establish solutions that protect natural resources. His clients have included the World Bank in South America and Europe, the United States Defense Department, and local jurisdictions. He also has served as assistant commissioner of the City of Chicago’s Department of Water Management, for which he developed and passed municipal ordinances in stormwater management and water conservation that helped to position Chicago as a leader in climate adaption.
Peter earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado, a Master of Science degree in Environmental Pollution Control from The Pennsylvania State University, and a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a USGBC LEED Accredited Professional.