Aris Karcanias is a Senior Managing Director and Co-Leader of the Global Clean Energy practice and is based in London. He has over 15 years’ experience in the clean energy sector with a focus on renewables, energy storage and the electric vehicle industries. Mr. Karcanias has a strong technical engineering background with extensive experience in renewable energy technologies, strategy, regulation, project economics and financial structures and M&A due diligence. In addition, Mr. Karcanias is recognised as a leading expert witness in arbitration and litigation, specifically addressing technical and commercial issues; complex industry joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions; as well as, breaches and early terminations of contract.
Chris LeWand is a Senior Managing Director and Co-Leader of the Global Clean Energy practice and is based in Denver. He has led a wide range of cases in the solar, wind and biofuels sectors and other alternative energy-enabling technologies. Mr. LeWand is an expert providing troubled company evaluation and restructuring, interim management services, mergers & acquisition advisory, strategic and financial planning, performance improvement services, forensic and litigation consulting, business transformation and merger integration planning and execution.
Robert Clover is a Managing Director in the Economic and Financial Consulting practice and is based in London. He is a leading renewable energy professional with over 20 years’ experience of investment banking and consulting. Mr. Clover advises on renewable energy technology and economics, corporate strategy formulation, supply and demand forecasts/evaluations, strategic market entry & exit, capital raising, balance sheet restructuring, mergers & acquisitions, due diligence reviews and energy policy.
Scott Javor is a Managing Director in the Corporate Finance segment and is based in Seattle. He is a financial expert with more than 19 years’ experience in M&A sell-side and buy-side advisory, financial and operational restructuring, strategy, performance improvement, operations analysis, interim management, due diligence, business plan analysis, valuation, deal structuring and negotiation.
Chris Post is a Managing Director in the Corporate Finance segment and is based in Denver. He is a senior leader in FTI Consulting’s Clean Energy industry practice and in FTI Capital Advisors, LLC, the firm’s investment banking subsidiary. Mr. Post has over 15 years’ experience in corporate finance, M&A, capital markets and restructuring advisory across a range of industries. Mr. Post regularly acts on behalf of buyers, sellers, creditors and corporate clients in connection with strategic transactions.
Justin Pugh is a Managing Director in the Corporate Finance segment and is based in Denver. He is a senior leader in FTI Consulting’s Clean Energy industry practice and in FTI Capital Advisors, LLC, the firm’s investment banking subsidiary. Mr. Pugh has more than 10 years’ experience providing strategic, operational and financial solutions to enterprises and their related stakeholders. He has advised creditors, debtors, shareholders, Boards of Directors, and prospective purchasers across both the clean energy value chain and technologies.
RJ Arsenault is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Boston. He is a member of the Clean Energy industry practice within the Corporate Finance segment. He has spent over 15 years in the energy sector, holding senior positions with global power companies and advising clients owning assets across the sector, including convention and renewable power generation, electric transmission and midstream pipeline infrastructure.
David Sanders is a Managing Director in the Economic and Financial Consulting practice and is based in London. He is a key member of the Clean Energy practice and has 30 years’ experience in strategy consultancy, corporate advisory, innovation and technology commercialization. Mr. Sanders has worked for governments, corporates and entrepreneurs in topics such as biofuels, cooling, demand response, energy efficiency, energy storage, offshore wind, solar, tidal energy and transport.
Carter is a Senior Director in FTI’s Global Clean Energy practice and is based in Denver. He has over 14 years of experience in management consulting, industry and investment banking with deep experience in the renewable energy sector. He has undertaken a broad range of consulting and advisory engagements for leading financial, industrial and corporate players in the sector including M&A, strategic market entry and restructuring advisory. Carter is experienced in renewable energy project development, financing, operations and M&A and has worked across renewables technologies and markets.
Alon Carmel is a Senior Director in the Economic and Financial Consulting practice and is based in London. He has more than a decade of experience in the regulation and market design of the energy sector with a focus on renewable technologies, clean energy and carbon pricing. Mr. Carmel’s project experience includes advising on renewable energy transactions, auction design, regulatory risk, market design and commercial bidding strategy, contractual disputes and due diligence.
Giles Dixon is a Senior Director in the Economic and Financial Consulting practice and is based in London. He has a decade of consulting and investment experience in the global clean energy and transport sectors with expertise in a number of technologies, including electric vehicles, offshore and onshore wind, solar PV, biomass, wave, tidal and CCS.
Fabien Roques is an Executive Vice President at Compass Lexecon’s Paris office and Head of the European Energy practice. His expertise spans European power and carbon dioxide markets, with a special focus on market design and regulation, strategy and restructuring and asset valuation issues. Over the past 15 years, Dr. Roques has worked on numerous tailored assignments for clients, including lawyers, regulators, utilities, renewables project developers and operators and financial investors.
Ken Ditzel is a Managing Director in the Economic and Financial Consulting practice and is based in McLean, Virginia. He is an energy industry expert with more than 15 years’ experience. Mr. Ditzel specializes in developing, examining, and planning around future scenarios for natural gas, coal, oil, and electricity markets under a range of technology, policy and economic environments.