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Joanna Martin Ziegenfuss

Associate Director


Joanna Martin Ziegenfuss offers 12 years of international energy industry experience. She has worked with clients targeting emerging market opportunities to develop feasibility studies and business strategies. Her expertise is in liquefied natural gas, small-scale LNG (SSLNG) market analyses and project feasibility assessments for end users seeking cost savings, and infrastructure developers seeking investment opportunities. She also has project due diligence experience spanning upstream offshore and onshore developments to downstream developments, including refineries, oil and chemical products storage terminals, and LNG regasification import terminals.

Ms. Martin has served in a number of project management roles supporting financial transactions of oil and gas assets for international financial institutions and investment banks. She has also project-managed grassroots asset-development feasibility studies for sovereign entities and major international oil companies.

Previously, Ms. Martin worked as an environmental specialist on upstream development feasibility, concept, and pre-FEED designs; and as an environmental advisor for an international oil company ensuring environmental compliance. Ms. Martin has undertaken project work in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Algeria, Egypt, Oman, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Kenya, Uganda, and the United States.


Cranfield School of Management
MBA, Strategy, Economics and Finance

University of Aberdeen
MSc, Marine and Fisheries Science

University of Wales
BSc, Marine Biology

Employment History

Pace Global/Siemens
Senior project manager
2013 - 2015

Mott MacDonald
Senior consultant
2011 - 2013

Genesis Oil & Gas Consultants
2004 - 2011

Fisheries Research Services
Marine biologist
2000 - 2004

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Professional Affiliations

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