Boston, MA — September 21, 2015 — Media Alert

Council on Business & Society’s 2015 International Forum

As part of the larger session, “Corporate Capabilities: What Do Companies Need to Succeed in the Energy Sector?” L.E.K. Consulting Managing Director Eric Navales will be a panelist for the parallel session, “Developing Strategic Capabilities for the Energy Sector.” In this presentation, the panel will examine the most important sources of competitive advantage in the energy sector, how these are developed and maintained over time, and whether there are lessons to be learned for other sectors.

Friday, September 25, 2015
Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center
Boston, MA

10:30 a.m. — 12:15 p.m.     

About Eric Navales:
Eric Navales is a Managing Director and Partner in L.E.K. Consulting’s Boston office, focused on defense, building materials, industrial products, energy and environment services. He has more than 10 years of consulting experience working on a wide variety of projects, including corporate strategy development, market forecasting, and mergers and acquisitions support. Prior to joining L.E.K. in 2005, Navales served as a nuclear engineering officer in the U.S. Navy for eight years. He earned his Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Harvard University.

About L.E.K. Consulting: 
L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping clients consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. The firm advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries — including the largest private and public sector organizations, private equity firms and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. Founded more than 30 years ago, L.E.K. employs more than 1,000 professionals across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. For more information, go to

About the Council on Business & Society’s 2015 International Forum:
The International Forum focuses on the capabilities that will enable companies to be successful throughout the energy transition, with a special focus on the importance of incorporating and managing broader societal interests and requirements. The forum will also address how management schools worldwide can best prepare students for personal success in the energy sector and other industries that undergo such tumult.