SLR offers strategic advice and project services at all stages of the energy life cycle. We advise and deliver value to our clients for acquisitions and divestiture, project development, operations, and asset retirement. And we are able to support you all the way through the transition to a low carbon economy.
We partner with our clients to identify opportunities, deliver measurable improvement and realise value. We understand your business and environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities and help you deliver on this agenda.
How can we help?
SLR has decades of successful experience of partnering with its energy clients. We not only identify and deliver projects today, but also seek out opportunities to help you build your business and create efficiencies and savings. From origination through feasibility and planning to delivery and operation and finally end-of-life, we are with our clients for every step.
When it comes to the challenge of transitioning to a lower carbon economy we apply innovative thinking and our expertise from across industries and the globe to unlock opportunities on the move to net zero.
The critical areas where we help our clients include:
- Helping new projects clear the required environmental and social regulatory hurdles.
- Identifying the environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks of both new project and current operations.
- Supporting the ongoing environmental permitting and compliance needs for existing operations
- Ensuring projects plan for and maximize environmental and social opportunities.
- Realizing opportunities for operational efficiency, particularly by reducing energy use and emissions.
- Diversifying the energy mix and increasing corporate investment in renewables as part of the overall energy portfolio.
Our strategic advice and project services cover:
- Onshore and offshore
- Transportation, distribution and storage
- Remediation, reclamation and regulatory closure
- Refining and petrochemicals
- Retail and marketing
- Renewables development and transmission, including wind, hydro, solar, hydrogen, geothermal, and waste-to-energy technologies
- Hydrogeology and hydrology
Our team includes
Global Director - Sustainability Solutions
Paul has over 20 years’ consulting experience in leading and delivering large and complex programs within the power & renewables, resources, ports, industrial, utilities, government, and finance sectors, and has consulted across UK/Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and North American markets. Paul holds a dual role within SLR, as Power & Energy Sector Lead and Head of Emerging Business for Europe, with a focus on low carbon energy transition, climate risk & resilience, natural capital, and circular economy solutions. Paul also leads SLR’s global Climate Hub, providing an integrated delivery capability covering climate modelling & data analytics, climate risk advisory solutions, climate resilient infrastructure solutions, and financial impact assessment.
Energy & Power Sector Leader - US
Andrew is a geochemist and registered professional geologist in Oregon with over 30 years of professional and technical experience consulting to the energy sector, including 25 years of regulatory negotiation expertise, design and management of multi-disciplinary environmental assessment and monitoring programmes. His current responsibilities include operations management and business development in Washington State, technical oversight, project management, and programme management of individual projects and term contracts with emphasis on assessment and feasibility studies, remediation, solid waste management, risk assessments, and environmental compliance. He has specific experience in DR&R cost estimation for due diligence purposes, site characterisation, human and ecological risk assessments, feasibility studies, quantitative soil and groundwater fate and transport modelling, emergency response actions, and community relations.
Energy Sector Leader - Canada
Rob is the National Director and Managing Principal for Energy in Canada and is based in Calgary, Alberta. He has spent the majority of his career in the environmental marketplace and has over 20 years of experience in strategy, client relations and operational management. Rob leads a team of knowledgeable Energy specialists who work collaboratively to understand client needs and deliver well managed, practical solutions.
Energy Sector Leader – Asia-Pacific
Mark is responsible for overseeing and providing direction on various environmental projects in the Energy and Power Sector involving a range of specialist technical skills. He has approximately twenty years’ experience as an environmental consultant and as a project manager/project director. This has included management of numerous multidisciplinary environmental teams with a view to preparing environmental impact assessment reports for submission to regulatory agencies.
Energy Sector Leader – Africa
Sue has more than 19 years of experience in the environmental assessment sector. Her core expertise includes Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA / ESIA), including IFC / PS compliant processes, strategic assessments and spatial planning. She has managed complex projects in South Africa, Southern and West Africa, South America, the Middle East and Asia for a range of sectors, including mining, infrastructure, industrial and coastal developments, renewable and conventional power generation, aquaculture and oil and gas.
Sue has expertise in Environmental and Social Due Diligence (ESDD) reviews against Good International Industry Practice (GIIP) and acting as the Independent Environmental and Social Consultant (IESC) for Lenders on projects in Africa and the Middle East.
Sue also undertakes economic and socio-economic impact assessments since 2006 for a range of projects, including renewable energy, infrastructure and mine (closure) projects in South Africa, Africa, South America and Asia. She also has been undertaking and reviewing visual impact assessments since 2006 for a range of developments, including infrastructure, mining and alternative energy projects in South Africa and Africa.