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A 5-Day Masterclass in the Energy Markets

Risk management, building crucial capabilities and getting to know your customer

2 - 6 November 2020

Central London

As energy market specialists, we must understand developing market trends and their consequences. This course makes use of a unique energy capabilities model which will help you understand the key attributes required of an energy trading firm of the future.

You will learn about the three key skills required by firms in the future:

  • Vision
  • Financial liquidity
  • Trading dexterity

In the future, your firm will have to internalise real time data with operational excellence. You will also need a strong balance sheet which is tough enough to survive large margin calls and uncertainty in income and investment. After this course's strategy and horizon scanning session, you will learn to anticipate the consequences of market scenarios and consequential liquidity needs.


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  • Detailed analysis of the most important cashflow/financial risks of energy companies operating in deregulated markets
  • A fundamental review of business model types in in the context of “know your customer”
  • The main drivers of global commodity flows
  • How players organised themselves in their respective markets with and outline of the risks and rewards of their consequential business models
  • How to become and expert practitioner in energy trading, credit and market risk management
  • The “Energy Capabilities": the detailed proprietary KPI matrix of the energy firm of the future to gain an expert and intuitive understanding in “knowing your customer”
  • The importance of Governance and strategic application of risk capital


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Dates: 2-6 November 2020
Course Fee: £4999.00 + VAT @ 20%  = £5998.80


Aily Armour has over 27 years’ global energy and banking experience including key senior industry positions. She is one of the most respected figures in the industry and a UK licenced trader taking positions in the market every day. She is an energy market expert specialising in risk management, analytics, energy trading, valuations, risk analytics and expert witness work. With a strong technical and regulatory understanding, she advises traders and investors around the world on the energy risks they are running.

Starting her career in the earliest days of electricity privatisation she made key contributions to the trading and retail businesses of Scottish Hydro Electric, Scottish Nuclear, South Western Electricity and Energy Australia, where she was nominated for Business Woman of the Year.

She was also an Executive Director with UBS in Zurich and a former Chairman of the EFA Association in the UK. Before founding Global Energy Advisory she was Head of Power & Utilities, UK and Europe, for RBS in London.

Very informative, the instructor is experienced and supports the course with good case studies. This course is very relevant and covers all aspects of the oil & gas industry. It equips delegates with all necessary info

Rhode Luemba, 

Contracts Analyst, Chevron

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