Alexandros Lagakos

Alexandros is an Energy & Freight Market Analyst in Thenamaris Ships Management and the Founding President of the Greek Energy Forum. In his current professional role, he is responsible for the analysis of global energy commodities’ markets in support of the chartering strategy for a tanker fleet of 51 vessels. Ahead of his current post, Alexandros has held the position of the Senior Gas Analyst in Shell Energy Europe in London. In Shell, he was leading the team for the analysis of gas markets’ fundamentals and was the focal point for European gas trading analytics for senior management within the Group. His duties included providing traders with personal price forecasts, trade recommendations and optimisation advice on trading strategies. In the past, he has been a member of the Business Development Team of Shell Energy Europe, focusing on the origination and negotiation of complex energy deals with major international companies. Before joining Shell, Alexandros worked for Gazprom as a Risk Analyst, involved in risk-due diligence on new market entries and innovative commercial products/structured deals on gas, electricity, carbon permits and biomass. He also possesses consulting experience, having worked in Mott MacDonald within the energy economics and finance team in the UK and having liaised with prestigious customers such as the World Bank and the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). Alexandros has addressed a number of international conferences as a guest speaker and has participated in market consultation exercises as a company representative. Since April ’16 he has joined United Nations’ Group of Gas Experts (UNECE) as a representative of the Greek Energy Forum. He holds an MEng in Electrical Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and an MSc on Sustainable Energy Futures from Imperial College in London. He is an enthusiastic and active supporter of initiatives that aim at helping Greece accelerate its way towards a better future, as both his earlier political involvement as an elected municipal councilor at the age of 22 and his decision to start the Greek Energy Forum in London hopefully prove in practice.