Soren Lautrup, a partner and owner of ESP Consulting UK, is a senior energy specialist with over 20 years' experience in advising utilities, regulators and governments. Soren joined ESP Consulting from PA Consulting where, as a Partner, he led their UK utilities team advising clients across Europe. Prior to 2003, Soren was a Director with PwC Consulting where he led a pan-European specialist team advising on energy trading and risk management.
Soren has advised more than 30 energy companies on energy trading and risk management issues. This experience ranges from diagnostic and assurance reviews, design of governance arrangements and policies, risk modelling and performance measurement through to development of trading and market entry strategies and design of contractual arrangements. For example, with ESP Consulting Soren:
Prior to ESP Consulting, Soren worked for wide range of European energy companies and utilities. For example, this includes Dong Energy (now Orsted), Scottish Power, EDF Energy, Statkraft, Endessa, EDP (in Brazil), ENI and Verbund (APT).
Soren has delivered several large business improvement programmes spanning the wider commercial organisation and business model. This work has included large established energy companies as well as setup of entirely new commercial and trading operations in both mature and emerging markets. These programmes typically involve multi-disciplinary teams extending to business process design, IT as well as programme management.
With ESP Consulting, Soren has spent close to 5 years supporting large transformation programmes at Alpiq and Bord Gais Energy (BGE), respectively.
Prior to ESP Consulting, Soren worked on several large transformation and implementation programme. This included Dong Energy (now Orsted), British Energy (prior to merger with EDF Energy), Scottish Power, London Electricity (now EDF Energy) as well as several assignments to set up new trading functions.
Soren brings a significant track-record in advising Governments and regulators, as well as market participants, on trading arrangements and industry reform in both mature and emerging markets. For example, with ESP Consulting Soren:
Prior to ESP Consulting, Soren worked on market liberalisation and reform in countries such as Ireland, UK, Poland, Austria, Russia as well as South Africa, South Korea and Australia.