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Policy, markets and regulation expert Anthony Legg joins PA Consulting as a partner in the Energy and Utilities practice

28 June 2022

Anthony Legg joins PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as a partner in PA’s Energy and Utilities practice, and will be part of the Regulated Utilities unit. Anthony will focus on assisting the electricity, gas and water sectors design, plan and deliver price controls, as well as developing new and reforming regulatory and commercial models for power markets, networks and new growth areas such as: carbon capture & storage (CCUS), hydrogen, and new nuclear.

Anthony brings over 15 years’ experience advising governments, regulators, utilities and investors on policy, market design and economic regulation of the electricity, gas and water sectors. Anthony joins PA from EY, where he led the power and utilities economic advisory team, supporting clients across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. 

Aris Karcanias, Global Head of Energy and Utilities at PA Consulting said: “Anthony is a great addition to our rapidly expanding Energy and Utilities team. His breadth and depth of experience in regulatory and economic strategy across the electricity, gas and water markets, and for newer technologies like CCUS and hydrogen, will be invaluable in helping our clients navigate the challenges associated with the climate response, and extract value in an increasingly complex market.

Anthony adds: “I’m delighted to have joined PA because it has a combination of outstanding people with deep energy and utilities expertise, a strong ambition to help deliver net-zero and an innovative and nimble culture. I’m very much looking forward to re-connecting with utilities, investors, government, and regulators in the UK and internationally to help deliver a just and rapid energy transition to net zero.”

PA’s energy and utilities experts work with businesses to anticipate the future, champion innovation and lead the energy transition to unlock new potential in the markets. From leading the transformation to green energy with Ørsted, Denmark’s largest energy producer, to boosting California's use of renewable energy by developing the world's biggest battery with US power company Vistra Energy. And helping Vestas, one of the leaders in sustainable energy solutions, to support them into bringing innovative wind turbines to market faster, through an agile development process.

Over the last twelve months, PA has continued to build on its market-leading Energy and Utilities team bringing in a number of senior hires to support clients in the UK including smart energy and retail expert, Amy Marshall, nuclear experts, Andrea Sinnott and Matt Leedham and clean energy and technology expert, David Sanders, energy transition and carbon value chain expert, John Knight and offshore wind expert Alon Carmel.

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