Christopher Le Fevre
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Chris has over 30 years experience in the energy, transport and utility sectors both in the UK and internationally. A graduate in Business Studies Chris started his career in railway management and consulting and moved into the energy sector with Shell in 1981. He held various posts in the exploration and production division in Holland and Malaysia.
Chris moved to British Gas in 1987 and was closely involved in the development and implementation of that company’s diversification strategy post privatisation. He managed a number of major acquisitions and ran British Gas’ European operations for 3 years.
Chris joined BG’s pipeline subsidiary Transco as a director when the company was formed in 1994. He was responsible for developing the organisation and processes to manage the introduction of competition in gas supply – establishing the UK as the world’s largest fully competitive gas market. Chris held a number of other director level positions in Transco including operations and strategy before leaving to set up his own consulting business in 2002.
He provides strategic and business consulting to a number of major energy companies and through his role as a Gas Strategies Associate has managed a range of major studies relating to the UK, European and global gas markets. He also lectures frequently on specialist gas courses and is a frequent speaker at energy and utility conferences. He is also a non-executive director of the Thames Valley Strategic Health Authority and chairman of the charity Action for Children in Conflict.
Areas of Expertise
Chris has particular expertise in the following areas:
Energy market studies
Strategy and business plan development
Management of competition and regulatory issues
Design and implementation of restructuring programmes
Business development and appraisal
Strategic asset management
Management development, training and mentoring
He has received consistently positive feedback from clients over the style and content of his presentations. Recent topics covered include:
• The Supply and Demand Outlook for European gas markets
• The infrastructure challenge in developed gas markets
• Transitional journeys – a comparison between the UK utility and health sectors
• Energy and the Environment
• Strategic approaches to Risk management