Sam Hollister named Head of Markets and Engagement at Lane Clark & Peacock

27 July 2022 2 min. read
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Sam Hollister has arrived as Head of Markets and Engagement at Lane Clark & Peacock. Joining from energy provider OVO, he will work with clients to provide insights on how energy market changes will impact them.

Over the course of his career, Hollister has built a wealth of experience in energy policy and regulatory knowledge. This has seen him recognised for his expertise, and even holding positions on the Government’s Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce and Heat and Building Strategy advisory group.

Previously he spent seven years at Energy UK. During this spell, he was a Director of Economics and Corporate Services, and became part of the senior leadership team, where he led on the organisation’s internal and external response to the Covid pandemic. Meanwhile, most recently he rose to the rank of Head of Policy and Public Affairs at energy supplier OVO. Heading up the firm’s public affairs capacity, he worked to help steer the organisation through the UK’s mounting energy crisis.

Sam Hollister, Head of Markets and Engagement, LCP

Hollister commented, “Energy policy is never far from the spotlight as the transition to net zero accelerates, meanwhile the situation in Ukraine has pushed energy security up the political agenda and customers are feeling the pain of rising costs. There is a lot for the industry navigate during a volatile time and I am looking forward to helping our clients do this.”

Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) is a professional advisory firm with more than 700 staff based at locations in London, Winchester, and Ireland, as well as operating under license in the Netherlands. Among the firm’s services, LCP has a longstanding reputation for providing supporting clients through the myriad of energy challenges and opportunities of energy policy. As Head of Markets and Engagement to LCP’s energy team, Hollister will help engage industry and policy stakeholders and give clients insight into how changes in the energy market will impact them.

Rajiv Gogna, Partner at LCP, added, “Sam has a great industry profile and an in-depth knowledge of energy policy in the UK. We are a fast-growing team with clients across the full energy spectrum including suppliers, investors, generators and traders who are looking for up to date insight and information. Sam will enhance our offering and help ensure that our clients have the right policy knowledge to make the decisions they need to make.”

Illustrating the role the firm plays in the energy sector, LCP’s fast-growing energy team recently developed LCP Enact, a market leading real time platform to help clients understand and operate in an increasingly volatile and intermittent power system. The firm also acquired Delta-EE who provide data, insights, analysis and opinion into the impacts of the energy transition concentrated on the downstream part of the energy sector.