Julie Arnold began her career in the energy industry as a UK power trader when the market was deregulating in the late Nineties. She was Head of Power Trading for Asia Pacific at RWE until last year, when she became an independent consultant helping clients develop cross-border trading strategies, with a particular interest in Japan. Here, she talks to Jenita Riat, Director of EMEA Power, Gas and Energy Transition at Human Capital.
When European energy traders assembled in Germany at the end of February for E-World, coronavirus was already making its presence felt and concerns were rising. The number of attendees was lower than it has been in the past. Plenty of people cancelled meetings as we saw the beginning of what has now become a much more widespread movement to halt large gatherings and limit face-to-face interactions.
Instagram certainly lacks the power to solve the industry’s resourcing problem alone. But, if used in an authentic fashion by senior executives to share advances, insights and latest thinking, it could just help destigmatise the industry and at least pique the interest of a somewhat reluctant next generation.
In the shift from fossil fuels to cleaner energy solutions, LNG undoubtedly has and will continue to play a pivotal role in the changing landscape of the industry.
Growing liquidity in the LNG spot market is driving high demand for trading talent in Singapore as companies set up and expand operations
Recruitment activity was high in 2018, led by the continuing development of the LNG market and reorganisation in the gas and power space
The continuing growth of the LNG spot market has been driving increased demand for skilled trading talent
Saudi Arabia has decided to turn to international markets for LNG imports in a move to support industry and rebalance its energy mix
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