A move by one of the largest European energy companies shows that both markets and governments are beginning to pay attention to methane emissions and factor them into business decisions. France’s Engie has halted its commitment to a long-term US liquefied natural gas (LNG) import contract with NextDecade Corp estimated…
Georges Tijbosch is a Senior Advisor at SYSTEMIQ, working in partnership with Rocky Mountain Institute to develop a market-based solution for methane-certified and differentiated gas.
He is the former Director of Origination at Centrica, where he managed the team responsible for Centrica’s large gas and power transactions. These included strategic gas supply deals, a €200m acquisition of Danish power trader NEAS Trading, and European green certificate power deals.
Before that, Georges was a director for 10 years at London investment bank commodity trading desks. Positions included Director of Energy Sales at Goldman Sachs, Head of EMEA Energy Marketing at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Head of EMEA Commodity Finance at JP Morgan.
Georges began his career in 1996 at BP Benelux as Sales and Marketing Manager for fuels and lubricants, and joined BP’s London trading floor in 2000 as Senior Marketer, Oil Derivatives.
Georges holds a Masters in Chemical Engineering from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.