Phillip Solomon is a managing director in BRG’s Energy & Climate practice, based in Singapore. He is a seasoned senior energy executive and recognized industry expert with nearly thirty years of experience in the oil and gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), power, renewables, and utility infrastructure sectors. He has worked as an owner/operator, original equipment manufacturer, and consultant throughout his career. He has led the project development of energy projects across the globe, including in American, European, Asian, and Australian markets.
Mr. Solomon has deep knowledge of the LNG trading industry with extensive experience in advising floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) developers, negotiating LNG and gas sales and purchase agreements, developing and managing joint ventures with Asian LNG entities and customers, and managing facilities as an owner/developer.
Mr. Solomon is skilled in joint-venture establishment and management, project development, merger and acquisition transactions, due diligence processes, financial analysis, assurance, and project finance. Moreover, he has expertise in establishing governance systems to assess and manage risks and in developing multidisciplinary teams in emerging sectors.
Before joining BRG, Mr. Solomon was the founder and an executive director at a boutique energy consultancy, where he provided expert witness services in relation to royalty payment disputes and LNG trading arbitrations. He also delivered commercial advisory services to the governments of Singapore and Australia regarding major energy infrastructure projects. Before launching his own consultancy, Mr. Solomon was a senior executive for several leading oil and gas companies.
Mr. Solomon is an APAC Committee member of the Association of Energy Negotiators (AIEN).
Cotswold Consulting Group
Managing Director, Singapore, 2023
Gaffney Cline & Associates (Baker Hughes)
Executive Director Commercial, Singapore, 2020-2023
Global Head of Commercial – Fullstream, Houston, 2018-2020
Director, Business Development (Asia), Singapore, 2017-2018
GE Oil & Gas
Regional Head of Commercial Operations (APAC), Singapore, 2016-2018
Head of Planning and Upstream Commercial; Head of Strategy and Business Development – Eastern Australia; Manager Commercial Excellence, Adelaide, 2010-2015
GE Energy Management
Manager – Project Development (Asia), Melbourne, 2005-2010
Sinclair Knight Merz
Senior Water Resources Engineer, Sydney and Melbourne, 1999-2005
Senior Civil Engineer, London, Belfast and Dublin, 1997-1999
Sinclair Knight Merz
Civil Engineer, Sydney, 1994-1996
Resident Engineer, Melbourne, 1992-1993
Areas of Expertise
University of South Australia
University College London
Diploma of Resource and Energy Economics, 2012
RMIT University, Melbourne
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), 1993