Joanna Martin Ziegenfuss, an associate director in BRG’s Energy & Climate practice, offers over fourteen years of market, commercial, and technical experience in the global energy industry.
Her expertise encompasses liquefied natural gas (LNG), small-scale LNG (SSLNG), power generation, renewable energy, and energy assets environmental assessments. She has led market, commercial, and economic analyses, regulatory risk assessments, project due diligences, strategic investments, and environmental impact assessments of energy assets.
Ms. Martin Ziegenfuss has delivered market, project feasibility, and due diligence assessments for end-users seeking to switch from petroleum fuels to natural gas; infrastructure developers seeking investment opportunities; and market players needing a market entry business strategy. She has led international engagements for international financial institutions, investment banks, private equities, sovereign entities, major international energy companies, fuel end users, project developers, and equipment providers.
Ms. Martin Ziegenfuss has also provided key energy market expertise in a number of international commercial disputes under the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) rule.
Ms. Martin Ziegenfuss underpins her oil and gas expertise with a strong environmental background gained in her earlier career, when she worked as an environmental specialist on upstream development feasibility and as an environmental advisor for an international oil company, ensuring environmental compliance.
Ms. Martin Ziegenfuss has undertaken project work in the following countries: United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Algeria, Egypt, Oman, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kenya, Uganda, Colombia, Mexico, and the United States.
Independent Energy Consultant
2015 – 2017
Senior project manager
2013 – 2015
2011 – 2013
Genesis Oil & Gas Consultants
2004 – 2011
Fisheries Research Services
2000 – 2004
U.S. Association for Energy Economics
Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment
Association of Project Managers
Level D Qualification
Society for the Environment, Chartered Environmentalist
Areas of Expertise
Cranfield School of Management
MBA, Strategy, Economics and Finance
Middlesex University London
Post Graduate Certificate in Project Finance
University of Aberdeen
MSc, Marine and Fisheries Science
University of Wales
BSc, Marine Biology