Shayle Kann

Shayle Kann

Managing Director, Energy Impact Partners

Shayle Kann is an expert on the energy transition. He currently serves as Senior Advisor to Wood Mackenzie’s Power & Renewables group and GTM Research. Previously, as Senior Vice President at Greentech Media and Head of GTM Research, Shayle built and led a team of more than 25 analysts tracking and forecasting the evolution of the electricity sector. Shayle joined GTM in early 2009 and oversaw the market analysis practice through GTM’s successful acquisition by Verisk Analytics in 2016.

Shayle is a renowned writer and speaker on energy issues. He has spoken at conferences around the world, testified in front of U.S. Congress, and is regularly cited in outlets including the New York Times, Wall St. Journal, Washington Post, Economist, Bloomberg, and OTHERS. His writing has been featured in publications such as Foreign Affairs, Nature Energy and Public Utilities Fortnightly. And he is co-host of the popular energy podcast The Interchange.

Prior to GTM, Shayle was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar, researching renewable energy project finance in Australia. He also worked at Conservation Services Group (acquired by ClearResult) and the California Public Utilities Commission. He graduated cum laude, phi beta kappa from Pomona College.

Shayle was born in Madison, Wisconsin, but it happened so long ago that he remembers nothing of the event.