Aris Karcanias

Aris Karcanias
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Who's Who Legal Energy: Experts

Aris Karcanias is a senior managing director at FTI Consulting and co-head of the global clean energy practice, based in the London office. He works within the economics and financial consulting practice and has over 15 years of consulting experience in the clean energy sector with a focus on renewables, energy storage, and the electric vehicle industries. Aris has a strong technical engineering background with extensive experience in clean energy technologies, strategy, regulation, project economics and financial structures, offtake agreements, and M&A due diligence.

His project experience includes advising on corporate strategy formulation; clean energy technology; strategic market entry and exit; mergers and acquisitions; dispute resolution; due diligence reviews; and energy policy development and impact assessments. Aris has managed a number of large, cross-country projects and has worked with clients across the world and throughout the energy value chain, including emerging technology companies, manufacturers, environmental organisations, utilities, developers, energy companies, investors and government agencies.

In addition to advisory in commercial and regulatory contexts, Aris has been appointed as an expert witness in arbitration and litigation, specifically addressing technical and commercial issues; complex industry joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as breaches and early terminations of contracts.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Aris led the consulting component of Navigant’s BTM Consult where he conducted extensive technical, market and economic analyses of renewable energy and energy efficient systems. Earlier in his career, he worked for Planet Ernst & Young and the University of Cambridge engineering department.

Aris sits on the investment committee of SUSI Partners, a Zurich-based clean energy infrastructure fund. He is a board member of a retail energy company, and a visiting research professor in clean energy at the Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Warwick. Aris is regarded as a leading industry figure and has authored several widely cited publications. He is often quoted in prominent media outlets on energy issues and is a frequent speaker and chair at energy conferences.

WWL says: Aris Karcanias is one of the best-known clean energy experts with a strong technical engineering background, and outstanding experience in renewables, energy storage and clean transport.

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