Senior AssociateSimon is an expert on the European energy industry. From 2010 to 2014, he acted as Special Envoy for Eurogas. Prior to that, Simon worked for almost twenty years for CERA (Cambridge Energy Research Associates), now IHS Energy. His main accomplishment was the establishment of CERAs European natural gas and power research practices. In this capacity, Simon covered a broad range of strategic issues in his research and consulting assignments for companies throughout the entire European energy business. Before joining CERA, Simon was Special Assistant to the Executive Director (Head of the Private Office) at the International Energy Agency in Paris. He previously also worked for BP and for the ADL energy group.