Christopher J Goncalves

Christopher J Goncalves
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Who's Who Legal Energy: Experts

Christopher Goncalves, a managing director and chair of BRG’s energy practice, offers over 25 years of international experience in energy and finance. He provides expert analysis and testimony for international energy investment and commercial arbitration and litigation matters and business advisory services in relation to strategic business planning, commercial strategy, contract negotiation, economic and market analysis, regulation, project development and financing, and acquisitions and divestitures.

Mr Goncalves has expert advisory and testimony experience in matters concerning disputed energy prices, markets, commercial standards, values and financing requirements for energy projects, assets, contracts and transactions. He has provided expert services on investment and commercial disputes argued under ICSID, UNCITRAL, the ICC, the LCIA, ICDR/AAA and the Milan Chamber of Commerce. His clients have included leading law firms, energy companies and government agencies.

Mr Goncalves has business advisory experience with respect to energy infrastructure, markets, contracts and trading, including LNG, natural gas, oil, conventional power generation and renewable energy. His clients have included independent and national energy companies, utilities, independent developers, equity investors, banks and state energy agencies.

Mr Goncalves’ relevant experience spans over 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia. A native English speaker, he is also fluent or proficient in Spanish, German and Italian, and has intermediate skills in Portuguese and Turkish.

Mr Goncalves received his MA in international affairs and economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and a BA in international relations and economic development from Brown University. He is a member of the International Association for Energy Economics and associate member of the International Bar Association and DC Bar Association.

WWL says: Christopher Goncalves is “outstanding” when it comes to providing expert analyses in both energy-related litigation and arbitration proceedings.

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