MBA – Cranfield University (1996)
BSc – Computer Science, Leeds University (1988)
Alistair Green, a Director of ESP Consulting UK, has over 25 years’ experience of strategy, regulation and performance improvement in de-regulated power markets – both in industry and as a consultant. Alistair is typically analytical in approach – driving insight and objective decision making in a way that supports stakeholder alignment and improves performance. Alistair joined ESP Consulting from Capgemini Consulting where he led power sector consulting in the UK, as well as having global leadership for energy trading and network regulation; this follows 10 years with PwC Consulting, advising on market reform, regulation, strategy and energy trading. Alistair joined the UK power sector at privatisation, working for PowerGen and then the RECs to negotiate the shape of on-going developments to the wholesale electricity market.
Alistair has significant experience in both market reform and regulation. Before becoming a consultant, Alistair worked for the UK power sector where he was appointed to lead the negotiation of several significant developments to the Electricity Pool, as well as acting as Market Operations Director for the 12 Regional Electricity Companies of England and Wales. As a consultant, he has had a leading role in sector restructuring and wholesale market design in the UK and worldwide, with significant experience in networks regulation. Examples of his work include:
Alistair has advised a number of major UK and European utilities on trading and risk management. This includes:
Where Alistair’s strategy work leads to a transformation or IT programme, he typically retains an on-going role to ensure business needs are met. In carrying out this role, Alistair has additionally taken the lead in a number of programme areas including:
Alistair has led work to design and implement operating models for a variety of companies. This includes:
Alistair has advised a number of companies on market entry. This includes advice to existing utilities looking to diversify, as well as to new entrants to power markets. In each case, Alistair works with clients through an objective and structured approach to identify what they need to succeed in that market and the reward they can expect from successful entry. He has gone on to support those companies in developing the capabilities they need for success.