About Us

Our Consultants

We run client assignments using a range of consultants, researchers and analysts as needed. Most of these are available on a retainer or occasional standby basis. Available to all clients is:

Peter Styles - Managing Director

Peter Styles is well known in the field of EU energy liberalisation. His career in the 1980s and 1990s encompassed project work in upstream oil and gas, power plant development, the management of a gas pipeline business and the establishment of the first and largest pan-European energy trading business. Since February 2000 he has been a Board member of the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET) and Chairman of the Electricity Committee of EFET. He is also a founding Board member of EFET Deutschland. In 2003 Peter founded Stratos Energy Consulting to serve these clients and others.

Peter's greatest expertise is in the European wholesale energy markets. He follows in a consulting capacity European electricity trading and wholesale tier price formation, especially the development of wholesale power market design, EU legislation on the internal energy market, renewable generation and greenhouse gas emissions, as well as resulting national regulation. Clients apart from EFET have included utility companies, energy exchanges, national governments, the European Commission, trade publishers and conference organisers.

Peter is a graduate of Cambridge University and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in July 1978. In spring 2011 he became an Honorary Associate of the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy at Dundee University and he is a visiting member of the Social Studies Faculty of the University.

What our clients say

"Stratos Energy Consulting has helped us to feel more confident about our decision to make a major investment in the European electricity sector, at a time when the price, demand and regulatory outlooks are highly uncertain."

"We have appreciated the historic market analyses delivered by Stratos, which have enabled us to move forward in a high value dispute with major implications for our future strategy."