Deborah Knuckey brings more than 20 years of strategic marketing experience to the renewable energy sector. As a managing director of Kiterocket, she helps clients grow their business through strategic integrated campaigns and PR and marketing communications. Her team supports industry leaders including BayWa r.e., Borrego, Arevon, Nextracker, and LONGi.
She began her career at Macquarie Bank then was a financial and energy journalist in Australia before completing her MBA and becoming a strategy consultant to energy clients at McKinsey & Company. She built Ketchum’s corporate practice in the Washington, DC, office, and later joined Enphase Energy where she led global marketing. Since then, she has helped clients in solar, storage, energy data, project finance and smart city technology grow, acting as VP of marketing for several startups prior to joining Kiterocket.
Deborah holds an M.B.A. from UCLA, an M.S. in sustainable design from Catholic University, and is a LEED-AP. She authored two books published by John Wiley & Sons, and has studied documentary filmmaking, mountaineering, and polar expedition skills with the hope of retracing her father’s expedition through the Antarctic.