EDUCATION Economics and Geography: University of Exeter, UK COURSES LNG Commercial Dynamics Advanced LNG Master Class PORTFOLIO AREA Gas & LNG
DAVID LEDESMA David Ledesma is an independent gas and LNG consultant focusing on gas and LNG strategy along the value chain including: the structuring of commercial arrangements, financing and markets for pipeline gas and LNG projects. He is an experienced commercial manager with hands-on experience of developing and closing commercial gas transactions as well as developing business strategy. During thirty years in the energy and utility sector David has worked on the development of complex integrated energy projects, negotiations at government level, and in the management of joint ventures. While with Shell, David worked overseas in Malaysia, the Netherlands and travelled extensively to Oman and Asia. He was a key member of the team that closed a major LNG project in the Middle East. From 2000 to 2005, as Director of Consulting then Managing Director of the Gas Strategies Group (formally EconoMatters Ltd), David worked on and managed LNG and gas consulting assignments in around the world. David also works with Outsights, an independent futures and scenario planning consultancy. He also gives numerous commercial training courses on gas and LNG in the UK and overseas, writes on gas and LNG and presents regularly at conferences.