Patrick Hébréard

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Patrick Hébréard is a Director with CEG Europe, head of the Paris office.

He is a valuation expert and an experienced adviser and negotiator with a long career spent in the energy and utilities industry.

Patrick has been appointed testifying expert in many arbitration proceedings where he is required to evaluate damages and to provide industry insights.  Patrick has recently acted as expert for clients in the energy and aeronautics sectors seeking damages for more than $1bn, worked with a national electricity company facing multi-million claims and worked with a sports equipment company further to a statement of objections issued by the French Competition Authority.

In addition to his expert appointements, Patrick also advices companies on economic, commercial and strategic issues in the energy sector. He is currently advisor to a national oil and gas company in the East Mediterranean on a new supply project.

Throughout his carreer, Patrick acquired a significant experience of the energy markets across their value chains, with a focus on long term gas and LNG sales and purchases agreements, on which he worked both as a buyer and a seller, giving him a broad and unique perspective on the corresponding commercial, contractual and financial issues.

Having worked on gas and LNG Price Reviews in Europe and Asia, he has a great understanding of price formation and markets dynamics across the world. Furthermore, in his last assignment prior to joining CEG in September 2015, Patrick successfully led the negotiating team on long term gas sales and gas transportation agreements in Europe for the Shah Deniz II project.

Patrick is named in the Who’s Who Legal Arbitration 2019 and France 2019.

Patrick regularly speaks at conferences and seminars on energy issues and arbitration.

Patrick is a trained engineer with a Master of Science, specialised in Energy. He also holds a Master degree in marketing and a Master degree in arbitration law.

A French national, he speaks fluent English and Spanish


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