Energy Risk Global

Bringing together more than 250 energy and commodity experts from the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions to exchange ideas, network, be inspired, and make vital steps towards the future of energy and 'Greener' horizons.

Greener horizons, technological innovations and the road to recovery

Energy Risk Global returned virtually on July 12-14, 2021. More than 350 energy and commodity experts from the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions came together online to exchange ideas, network, be inspired, and make vital steps towards the Future of Energy.

Connect, collaborate and innovate

Exchange ideas with top CROs, CFOs, experts and thought leaders. Network, be inspired and enable to enact change and evaluate strategies to protect your business


Hear current key issues facing market participants, learn from a cutting-edge content and on-board latest solutions that will prepare business to overcome their challenges

Stay up-to-date

On risk management approaches, price modelling, trading strategies and trends and technology innovation

New experience

A new way to experience the global energy market from your home or office over the 3 days, live streaming or on demand

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Access online live and on-demand sessions available for you to fit your needs 

Global perspective

Be part of the only digital event that brings energy and commodity markets from Europe to Asia under one roof

Key themes of 2021 discussion:

  • Energy transition and decarbonisation, race to Net-zero
  • Green energy trading
  • Innovation and new models for trading strategies
  • Technological advancements for market analysis
  • Using technology to transform and reshape the global energy sector
  • Learning lessons from recent collapses
  • Looking at 2050: barriers, challenges, and financial risks and opportunities

Federico Tondi

Head of technology innovation


Nick Stansbury

Head of climate solutions

Legal & General Investment Management

Nick joined in 2013 as a Fund Manager in LGIM’s Global Equity team, focused on energy and natural resources. Prior to joining LGIM he was an Investment Director for Developed Asia and Global Emerging Markets at Standard Life Investments. He previously worked for an emerging market focused hedge fund investing in equities, convertible bonds and distressed debt. He has also worked in a corporate advisory role and as a software developer. Nick has a law degree (LLB.) and a Master’s in jurisprudence (MJur.), focused on securities law, from the University of Durham.

David Johnston

Managing director, head of energy & commodities

Lloyds Banking Group

David has been structuring, arranging and financing natural resources and energy projects for the past two decades throughout Australia, Asia, America, Africa and Europe.

David recently joined Lloyds Banking Group and has previously worked with ANZ & HBOS in Sydney and CBA in Sydney, Brisbane & London.

David holds qualifications from the University of Queensland & University of Oxford.

Jorge Blazquez

Senior Advisor for energy transition and system analysis


Jorge is a senior economist specialised in energy transitions. Currently, he works at BP and is research associate at Oxford Institute for Energy Studies in the UK. Previously, he worked both in the private and public sector. He holds a doctorate degree in Economics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. 

Terence Thompson

Chief Science Officer

The Climate Service

Dr. Terence Thompson is leading the development of the TCS software platform building on his experience integrating science, big data, statistics, and software development. Thompson has led advanced climate analysis in industry for over 20 years. He joined The Climate Service from the consultancy LMI where, as a Senior Fellow, he led the climate program. His work there focused on the application of climate data to climate-change adaptation for both government and private sectors. At LMI, he pioneered techniques to address large-scale climate-data access and computing, create value-added products and services, and link to quantitative decision-making processes.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Thompson spent 12 years applying artificial intelligence techniques to defense-related problems, including underwater and space surveillance. At Gould Electronics, he established and led the Intelligent Systems Laboratory.

Thompson is former Vice President of Energy and Environment at Metron Aviation (a subsidiary of Airbus), where he led analysis of the environmental impacts of air transport, including climate, air quality, and noise. He served as principal investigator for many NASA and FAA environmental studies and tool-development efforts over the past 20 years, and served as the project lead on an ongoing study for the Environmentally Responsible Aviation project for NASA. Dr. Thompson holds a doctorate and masters in biophysics from the University of Rochester Medical School.

Susan Nash

Director of Innovation & Emerging Science and Technology


Cezmi Bilmez

Head of grid technologies

Uniper Technologies GmbH

Yi Jean Chow

Investment Principal

Clean Energy Venture

William Zobel

Executive Director

California Hydrogen Business Council

Bil  Zobel serves as Executive Director of the California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC), a non-profit trade association that advances the commercialization of hydrogen and fuel cells in California’s energy and transportation sectors to meet the state’s climate, environmental and air quality goals.

As Executive Director, Bill is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day management of CHBC staff and resources and serves as the organization’s champion for the advancement of the hydrogen and fuel cell sectors in California. He works with members, the Policy Director and staff to identify areas where CHBC’s engagement in the legislative and regulatory processes can support the development of the hydrogen and fuel cell industry.

Bill has over 30 years of experience in the energy sector covering a wide range of issues and responsibilities.  Prior to joining the CHBC, Bill was Vice President of Business Development & Marketing for Trillium.  Trillium designs, builds, owns and operates a network of alternative refueling stations across the US serving the CNG/RNG, Electric and Hydrogen vehicle markets. Bill also managed Market Development and Strategy for Trillium under the utility umbrella of the Wisconsin Energy Corporation (WEC) and Integrys.  During this period the company realized considerable growth, becoming one of the largest providers of CNG in the US.

Bill managed the Sempra Utilities Natural Gas and Electric Vehicle Clean Transportation program.  Recognized as the premier utility Clean Vehicle program in the country, the Sempra team executed an alternative fuels strategy which focused on customer education & outreach, sound alternative transportation fuel policy, and the demonstration/commercialization of promising natural gas and electric vehicle technologies.

Before entering the alternative fuels market, Bill served as the Director of Environmental and Climate Change Policy for Sempra Energy, and as Director of Strategy and Business Analysis for BP North America where he helped develop BP’s US brand and policy following the acquisitions of Amoco and ARCO.  In his 15 years with ARCO, Bill was instrumental in the development and execution of the nation’s first regional smog trading program, RECLAIM, and worked on the development of nation’s first reformulated gasoline, EC-1.

Bill currently serves on the Board of Directors for NGV America, the California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition (CNGVC), and the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership.  Bill was honored to serve on a select group under US Energy Secretary Stephen Chu to develop the National Petroleum Councils “Future Transportation Fuels Study”, published in 2012.  Previously, Bill served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for CalStart, the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), the California Electric Transportation Coalition (CalETC), the California Manufacturers and Technology Association (CMTA), the Conservation Corps of Long Beach, and the Moonlight Cultural Foundation.

Monika Mangla

Director, Global Finance Digital Transformation

Former Chevron

Monika Mangla is leading global finance transformation program at Chevron that aims to transform finance globally, leveraging SAP S/4HANA and Central Finance.  Monika received a master’s degree in economics from the University of Maryland - College Park and is a Charter Financial Analyst (CFA). She started her career with KPMG in economics and statistical advisory and moved to Accenture as Senior Manager supporting both outsourcing and strategic business consulting.  Monika joined Chevon in 2008 as senior advisor in Upstream Finance and has since held a variety of roles in corporate functions and in operations, with time in the Gulf of Mexico, US Deepwater and Thailand. She enjoys reading and traveling in her free time, often collecting meaningful souvenirs along the way. One can even determine which years Monika lived in Thailand based the collection of animals in her office from the Chinese lunar calendar.

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