MPhil - Economics Cambridge University (1990)
BA - Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Oxford University (1988)
Andrew Chattrabhuti, a partner and owner of ESP Consulting UK, is a senior energy specialist with 25 years’ experience in advisory and business transformation consulting in the energy sector. Prior to establishing ESP Consulting, he worked as an energy consultant with PA Consulting, PwC Consulting and Deloitte Consulting.
Andrew has a strong track-record in advising Governments, regulators and market participants on utility market reform and regulation. Andrew has also advised many leading European utilities on energy trading and risk management as well as helping set up new energy trading operations.
He has worked in a wide variety of energy markets including the UK, Western Europe (Austria, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Scandinavia), the USA, Brazil, the Far East (Singapore, Korea, Thailand), the former Eastern bloc (Georgia, Romania, Russia), Turkey and the Bahamas.
He also has 4 years’ experience as a professional economist before he became a management consultant, including as an economist in HM Treasury.
Andrew has worked on numerous aspects of power and/or gas market reform throughout his consulting career. His most recent experience has focused on capacity market design and implementation, but he has also advised on the design of energy markets and ancillary service markets.
He has advised Governments, Regulators and energy companies, and his experience includes:
Overall, he has worked on various elements of wholesale market design in UK, Ireland, Belgium, Austria, Romania, Turkey and Singapore.
Andrew has advised numerous leading UK and Western European utilities, as well as global oil majors on trading and risk management issues. Over a long career, his energy trading and risk management clients have included: British Energy (now part of EDF), BP, EdF (EdF Group and UK), EdP Brazil, E.ON (E.ON Group and E.ON UK), Endesa, Enron Europe (in Administration), ESB (Ireland), Gazprom Marketing & Trading, Gaz de France (now part of Engie), National Grid (UK), Norsk Hydro, Nuon (Holland, now part of Vattenfall) and Scottish Power (now part of Iberdrola).
Examples of his key assignments include:
Many of Andrew’s assignments have elements that relate to helping the electricity sector transition to the low carbon economy. For instance:
Andrew has played a significant role in the set-up or re-organisation of major energy trading companies, undertaken strategic reviews of energy trading divisions, and managed projects assisting new energy trading start-up ventures. Examples include:
Andrew has advised companies and investors in international power markets on their market entry strategy, wholesale and retail market arrangements, market price forecasts and valuation of assets. Examples include where Andrew: