Ms. Li Li, a Director in BRG’s Energy & Climate practice, provides over 18 years of international experiences in the energy and financial industries.

She provides expertise in both dispute resolution and commercial advisory services. She specializes in natural gas and LNG disputes involving contracts, prices, flexibility, and quantum analysis for international investment and commercial arbitration.  She also offers expertise in LNG sales and procurement strategy, financial valuation, economic modeling, transactions, and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing. Her energy-sector experience includes areas of natural gas, LNG, pipelines, liquid fuels, petrochemical products, renewable energy and thermal generation, hydrogen, carbon markets, and climate change.

Ms. Li has provided expert analysis for over 35 international disputes concerning contracts, prices, markets, valuation, and damages quantification, including various LNG and natural gas price review disputes, LNG and natural gas price disputes, international commercial and investment arbitration, and energy litigation matters for law firms, governments, and industry clients under the ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, CPR and AAA rules.

Ms. Li has offered numerous commercial advisory services to global energy companies, infrastructure developers, utilities, traders, and banks. Her proficiency extends to strategic LNG sales and procurement, economic feasibility and commercial strategy, financial valuation, economic modeling and forecasting, and due diligence.

Ms. Li is a CFA charterholder and holds CFA certificate in ESG investing. She is an accomplished valuation expert with a wide variety of experience throughout natural gas and LNG value chain including LNG terminals and pipelines, thermal and renewable power generation, and Steam Methane Reforming facility for hydrogen production.  She also specializes in economic modeling for North American and global natural gas LNG markets, focusing on fundamental gas/LNG modeling and forecasting to support strategic business development, arbitration, investment decisions, and various energy asset transactions in Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America, and Latin America.

Employment History

Charles River Associates
Senior associate, Energy & Environment
2010 – 2012

Sempra Energy
Senior gas analyst, Gas Strategy
2006 – 2010

Shenyin & Wanguo Securities, CO
Investment analyst
2000 – 2002

Professional Affiliations

CFA Institute

Areas of Expertise


University of Texas, Dallas
MS, Applied Economics, 2005

University of Leicester, UK
MS, Finance, 2003

Southeast University, China
BS, Banking and Finance, 2000