Energy50 2024: Discover the pacesetters in energy technology with Energy50, which ranks the top 50 vendors leading the way ni risk trading analytics and operational efficiency in the energy markets. This report is essential for understanding who is driving innovation in an industry at the cusp of transformation.

Chartis Energy50 2024

Energizing Innovation: Charting the Future of Energy Tech


Feb 21, 2024 (in-person, E-World, Essen) - 2pm on the Change Forum in hall 4

Feb 28, 2024 (virtual)  - 9am EDT / 2pm GMT




About the event

We are excited to bring you the Energy50 event on Feb 28, 2024 (virtual) and Feb 21, 2024 (in-person, E-World, Essen). This special event will not only delve into the latest innovations in energy technology but also announce the leaders from our Energy50 report. Join us for a day filled with enriching discussions, expert insights, and a celebration of the industry's top achievers.

Our Energy50 report meticulously assesses the top 50 energy technology vendors, focusing on their ability to innovate in risk trading analytics, compliance, and operational efficiency. This detailed analysis looks at market influence, technological advancements, and strategic direction, providing a complete view of how these leaders are driving transformation in the energy sector.

If you are an energy sector professional, tech vendor, or investor, this event is tailored for you. Gain invaluable insights into the industry's future, network with top innovators, and understand the value of leading-edge energy solutions in today's market.

These individuals have provided thought leadership input in the Chartis Energy50 event program.

Dr Hassan Al Alawi

Executive Director & CRO

Consultation Platform

Dr. Hassan Al Alawi has vast experience in the field of project management, portfolio and asset management, project finance and debt capital market, M&A (Merger & Acquisition), and corporate governance best practices in industry gained from various positions with several international parties. In addition to experience in executing full life cycle of projects using various contracting strategies. He has extensive experience in developing, implementing, and leading Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Crisis Management (CR) using international codes and standards. This is reflected via chairing and delivering speeches at various international conferences of risk and resilience management in the region, Asia, and Europe.

Dr Hassan has strong leadership and management skills with experience in research analysis and techniques and management of material resources. This is reflected through publishing a few management research books, in addition to chairing and participation in conferences and workshops, conducting online courses including assessment and evaluation, learning strategies & diverse coaching modalities.

Dr Hassan had his BSc/Honor in Chemical Engineering from King Saud University (Riyadh – KSA), MSc/Distinction in Risk Management from Heriot-Watt University (Edinburg – UK) and PhD/Distinction in Project Management from Columbia University in the City of New York (New York – USA). He is a member at various reputable international institutions in the region, Europe, and USA.

Laurence Kwan

Portfolio Director, Head Renewables

Cambridge RE Partners

An experienced individual with proven leadership qualities and management styles in both public and private sectors, Laurence is recognized in the industry as subject matter expert in the areas of electricity and integration to Electricity Market in Singapore and Asia Pacific. He has amassed years of senior managerial experience in a variety of corporate sectors across a wide industry spectrum.

In addition, Laurence was one of the pioneers in implementing Demand Response solution in Singapore with Energy Market Authority back in 2007/08.

Christophe Malet

Senior Vice President - Upstream and Midstream LNG

Hanas New Energy Group

Christophe Malet is Senior Vice President Upstream and Midstream LNG at Hanas, a Chinese independent energy company focusing on Renewables and LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas); and Managing Director of Hanas LNG Pte. Ltd., Hanas’ Singapore-based LNG procurement and marketing entity.

Christophe's experience in the LNG Industry over the last 14 years with Hanas, Yamal LNG, Excelerate Energy and Shell covers short-term trading, long-term LNG marketing and LNG business development.

With an engineering degree and a MBA as academic background, he has over 20 years of commercial experience.

Peter Morrison

Digital Science Principal

BP Singapore Pte Limited

Peter is the senior digital science principal in the asia-pacific region for integrated energy company bp, he is part of a group that does technology scouting and research with a mission to bring frontier digital technology into bp. This wide remit covers bp businesses in trading, shipping, hydrogen, wind, undersea operations, geophysics, and more. The group has strong links to the bp incubation and ventures pipelines. Peter's background is in software engineering, which he has pursued in several countries and at several investment banks and trading organisations.

Maryam Salman

Senior Consultant

Qamar Energy

Maryam is Qamar Energy’s Senior Consultant for Middle East energy markets. She leads Qamar’s commercial and economic consulting portfolio in the oil and gas, renewables, and new energies sectors, and is a professional in strategy development and regulatory design for the sustainability and energy transformation segments. She is the co-author of Powering Iraq: Challenges Facing the Electricity Sector in Iraq for the Al Bayan Center for Planning &,Renewable Energy Market Analysis: GCC 2019 for IRENA, and was a supporting author for the flagship report, The UAE’s Role in the Global Hydrogen Economy, prepared on behalf of ADNOC, Mubadala, ADQ, and the UAE Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure.

Prior to joining Qamar, she was a journalist with the Times of Oman and the Al Rawahy Group of Companies in Oman, covering clientele including the Oman Chamber of Industry & Commerce, the Ministry of Tourism, the Oman India Fertiliser Company, the Oman Airports Management Company, and Jindal Shadeed.

Maryam writes for international media outlets and has been a speaker for the Energy Industries Council, the Derasat Foundation, EnergyRisk, Enuit, and others. She is a Gold Medallist in Mass Media & Mass Communication from the University of Delhi, and the recipient of the Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) Academic Excellence Award in recognition of graduating summa cum laude as a Master of International Studies from the University of Wollongong in Dubai, with specialisation in Middle East energy security and foreign policy.

She knows 5 languages, including Urdu, Arabic, and French.

Elisa Scarpa

Deputy director, market strategy & structuring

Edison SpA

Elisa Scarpa is Deputy Director Market Strategy & Structuring at Edison, EDF Group.
Her activities concern the development of market strategies on power, oil, gas and LNG markets, the implementation of pricing models for structured energy products and the evaluation of the optionality in Edison portfolio. She has been working for Edison for the last 16 years. Previously Elisa has been involved for four years in several projects at Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei in the International Energy Market Unit. She holds a degree in Economics (DES) from Bocconi University and a master’s degree in Energy Finance and Trading from Politecnico of Milan. She is the author of papers on commodity finance and price forecasting. She conjugates the activity at Edison with lectures on Energy economics and Energy fundamentals and she is part of the steering committee of the European Energy Analyst meeting. She is the Leader of the Topic Energy & Utilities for Bocconi Alumni Community.

George Christoforou

Head of market risk

Petrocas Energy Group

George Christoforou is the Head of Market Risk at Petrocas Energy Group, a vertically integrated petroleum products distributor and logistical service provider.

He is the product owner of a CTRM while also leading the whole spectrum of risk identification, risk processing, and risk design of the Group’s business activities.

Adept Mathematician with a First Class Bachelor from the University of the West of England and Certified Financial, Sustainability, and Climate Risk Manager from the Global Association of Risk Managers.

Yi Jean Chow

Investment Principal

Clean Energy Venture

Yi Jean Chow is an Investment Principal at Future Energy Ventures, the venture and collaboration platform of E.ON, a multinational European utility. Prior to FEV, she worked in strategy consulting, and at energy start-ups focused on industrial efficiency, building energy management, machine learning, and blockchain technologies. Yi Jean has lived in London, Kuala Lumpur, New York, Boston, San Francisco, Seattle; and holds a BA in Chemistry and Physics from Harvard University, and an MSc in Economics and Policy of Energy & Environment from UCL.​

Latif Faiyaz

Head of Energy Trading & Strategy

Northern Gas and Power

Latif Faiyaz, Head of Energy Trading & Strategy,Northern Gas and Power (NGP Ltd)

Latif has a wealth of experience from within the energy industry, currently at Northern Gas and Power, Latif heads the Trading department of six Traders and two Analysts, managing over 450 commercial customers with over 6TWh of energy under management. 

He has experience in developing carbon projects and trading carbon internationally. Latif has also worked at utilities; Engie and Orsted, implementing the integration of energy service offerings (PPAs, CHPs and Demand Management) into supply contracts. His experience is varied too. He’s worked ‘on the other side of the fence’ as an Energy Manager for the NHS, before returning back to energy trading for LG Energy and Yorkshire Energy.

Nima Safaian


Quantim Intelligence

Nima Safaian has extensive experience in the energy industry. He started as a nuclear engineer and later transitioned into commercial roles, where he built and scaled teams and capabilities in commercial optimization, asset strategy, market analytics, and risk management. Currently, he is a Partner at Quantim Intelligence, a commercial strategy consultancy. Nima has held senior positions at BP supply & trading, Scotiabank, and most recently served as the Vice President of Value Chain Optimization at Cenovus Energy. He holds degrees in nuclear engineering and an MBA, and he is passionate about learning new advanced analytics methods to enhance complex commercial decision-making.

Ricardo Rossi

Head of Southern Europe Origination


Riccardo Rossi – Head of Southern Europe Origination – Centrica Energy Trading

Riccardo leads the origination teams in renewables for Central and Southern Europe for Centrica Energy Trading. 

Riccardo joined the Centrica Group in 2017 as Head of Energy Trading Regulation, leading a team of international experts to support trading, route-to-market, and LNG activities of Centrica. Between 2013 and 2016 he worked for Gazprom Marketing & Trading, being responsible for financial and energy trading regulation. He has been coordinator of several working groups within energy associations such as EFET, the European Federation of Energy Traders.

He developed his experience in market design of energy markets working for the E.ON Group in Dusseldorf and Milan from 2006. He started his career at Dalmine Energie in 2003.

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