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Alpaslan Dilekci joins CRA's Energy Practice in Europe as Vice President

March 16, 2023
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CRA is pleased to announce that Alpaslan Dilekci has joined the company’s Energy Practice in Europe as a vice president.

“Alpaslan brings extensive energy industry experience and expertise across European markets, further expanding CRA’s capabilities and offerings in Germany and Central Europe,” said Paul Maleh, CRA’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “I’m pleased to welcome Alpaslan to CRA.”

“Alpaslan’s experience in leading many complex energy, utility and capital intense infrastructure projects will be invaluable as we continue to grow our presence in Germany and Central Europe,” said Christopher Russo, Vice President and Energy Practice Leader. “We look forward to leveraging his knowledge and experience with respect to strategic public and private projects to deliver outstanding client results. CRA will now be able to offer clients a more comprehensive range of solutions and support in navigating the rapidly evolving energy landscape in Germany and the DACH region.”

Mr. Dilekci has built and led multiple strategy and operations teams for international and regional consulting firms in the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) and undertaken complex digital and capital intense infrastructure projects. Prior to joining CRA, Mr. Dilekci founded and grew two startups in Germany, focusing on renewables and AC-charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.

He was previously a partner with a consulting firm where he led energy and renewables teams for the German and Swiss markets, focusing on trading, retail, market fundamentals, climate, and sustainability. Mr. Dilekci holds a MSc in Energy Economics from RWTH Aachen University and the University of Münster.

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