David Cashman
The energy sector is driving the societal shift to a decarbonised future. Innovation will be at the heart of the transformation of the sector as it moves to being primarily powered by renewable sources.

David Cashman

EY Ireland Business Consulting Director

A result-driven professional with strong analytical skills.

David is a Director in EY’s Business Consulting practice, focusing on providing strategic advice to clients on the energy transition and sustainability. He has over 10 years’ experience in the energy sector including on delivering major transformational programmes in energy markets, renewable energy and digital transformation. He has extensive experience in the Irish electricity sector and provides strategic advice to clients in the sector responding to the ambitions of the Government’s Climate Action Plan for 2030.

He joined EY from a major Irish utility where he worked in shaping future policies for increasing renewable energy on the grid. He was responsible for identifying opportunities for new technologies and for engaging with key industry decision makers.

David holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Michael Smurfit Business School, a PhD in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelors of Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University College Cork​.

How David is building a better working world

“EY’s energy practice works with clients that are at the cutting edge of the energy transition and that have the ambition to make change that will have a positive impact for wider society. I help to build a better working world by supporting our energy clients with delivering their transformational programmes that will ultimately shape how the energy sector, and wider society, responds to climate action. Climate change is the challenge of our time and I am very much motivated by being part of a team that is actively looking to address these challenges head on.”

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