Areas of Expertise

• Influencing EU and UK Government and Regulators on coal and energy policy

• Presenting the case for coal to multinational organisations and audiences

• Chairing and leading multi-faceted and pan-European groups

• Assessing impact of environmental regulation on coal production and use

• Devising tailored contract structures to meet business needs

• Managing transition from public to private sector

• Shaping and executing company strategy as member of small executive team

• Aiding organisations with strategy development plans

• Providing boardroom support as a Non-Executive Director

• Negotiating major, multi-faceted and long term contracts

• Making prudent use of legal, technical and finance specialists

• Drafting contracts, reports and media statements

• Providing expert knowledge in coal contract terms and coal pricing mechanisms

• Acting as an expert witness on energy matters at Public Inquiries

• Acting as an expert witness in litigation associated with coal contracts