Rome, Italy

With an extensive background in the international gas industry and corporate finance, Yvonne has been based in Italy for more than 15 years.

A specialist in the development of LNG receiving and regasification facilities; gas and LNG supply sourcing; sale & purchase agreements. She is also an expert in downstream gas markets and regulation. Fluent in Italian with a deep knowledge of the Italian gas market.

Previous employers include; BG Italia SpA, British Gas Asia Pacific, BG Exploration, BP Exploration, University of British Columbia.

Recent Assignments

  • Advisor to Klaipedos Nafta, Lithuania, developing a Floating Regasification and Storage Unit LNG terminal, including market analysis, marketing plan, LNG supply pricing and sources, price formula, regulatory issues, Terminal Access Code and ongoing staff training.

  • Advisor to a Far Eastern trading house to provide an assessment of European gas markets, with special focus on Italy, as a destination for gas supply from the Caspian Sea. Included supply-demand and price forecasts, with competing supplies and LNG.

  • Advisor to an international upstream major on markets for gas exports from the Eastern Mediterranean, including Italy, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, Jordan and the Balkans.

  • Advisor to an Australian utility on Security of Natural Gas Supply. A Study of European and North American gas market regulations, showing how the appropriate cost recovery mechanism for costs associated with enhancement of security of supply is influenced by market design.

  • ECC programmes of training courses, which cover a wide range of commercial skills and knowledge with public courses and in-house workshops held in 20 countries worldwide.