Matthew Drews is an associate director in BRG’s Energy & Climate practice. He is a strategy and finance professional with broad experience helping clients understand and respond to rapidly changing energy markets and regulations.

He leverages deep understanding of power and fuels markets and experience in climate strategy to lead strategic advisory projects for energy companies and stakeholders and due diligence and financing support efforts for energy-asset transactions.

Mr. Drews’ areas of expertise include wholesale power markets, power generation portfolio strategy, generator dispatch modeling, due diligence transaction support, renewable fuels policy and analysis, net-zero studies, energy transition strategy, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and energy storage modeling. As an energy, finance, and modeling expert, he has worked on investment advisory, planning, finance, and strategy projects for numerous major US, Canadian, and international clients and employers on a range of energy assets, including renewable power, natural gas, coal, and nuclear power generation, power transmission and distribution systems, energy storage facilities, oil and gas production facilities, liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities, coal mines, oil refineries, and renewable fuels facilities.

Mr. Drews previously worked in finance for an oil and gas major, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, financial forecasting and analysis for a business unit, financial transaction support, and energy transitions strategy. He holds undergraduate degrees in applied mathematics, economics, and history and an MBA in finance.

Employment History

Berkeley Research Group
Associate director, 2020–present

Chevron Corporation
Financial analyst, 2018–2020

Navigant Consulting
Managing consultant, 2011–2017

Areas of Expertise


University of Chicago Booth School of Business
MBA, Finance (high honors)

University of Texas at Austin
BS, Applied Mathematics (high honors)
BA, Economics, History (highest honors)