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Patrick Hebreard

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  • Economic & Financial Consulting
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Patrick Hebreard is a Managing Director with FTI Consulting. He is a member of the Economic and Financial Consulting practice and is based in Paris. Patrick is an experienced expert and adviser with over 15 years of experience in the energy industry. Patrick has been appointed as testifying expert in many complex and high value arbitration proceedings. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Patrick worked successively for EDF, BP and CEG Europe.

Patrick assisted major companies and leading law firm in various countries across the world, including Western and Eastern Europe, Africa and Middle East. Thanks to his career in the energy industry, Patrick worked on various contentious issues (upstream, midstream and downstream, shareholders’ dispute...). He also advised on other industry sectors, including aeronautics, transportation, consumer products and real estate.

Specialised in International Arbitration, Patrick recently acted as expert in cases where damages claimed exceeded $1bn. He also 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.

Patrick advises companies on economic, commercial and strategic issues in the energy sector. Throughout his career, 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. He is currently advising a national oil and gas company in the East Mediterranean on a new supply project.

Patrick is listed in the Who’s Who Legal Arbitration – Expert Witness. He regularly speaks at conferences and seminars on energy issues and arbitration. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish.

Patrick is a trained engineer with a M.Sc., in Energy and Aeronautics. He also holds an M.O.I, in Marketing and an L.L.M., in Arbitration Law.

He is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).

Awards & Recognition

  • Who's Who Legal Arbitration Expert Witnesses (2019)
  • Who's Who Legal France Arbitration Expert Witnesses (2019)
  • Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts, Quantum of Damages - Future Leaders (2018)
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