About Us

Founded in the Netherlands as a nonprofit organization, the A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute provides leading insights on global trends in energy transition, technologies, and strategic implications for private sector businesses and public sector institutions.

Energy transition refers to the ongoing seismic shifts across the energy value chain that are creating challenges and opportunities for many industries including oil and gas, utilities, equipment manufacturers, automotive, transportation, finance and start-ups. Navigating this rapidly changing energy landscape requires a strong understanding of key trends, economic parameters and technological advances. The A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute is dedicated to providing objective insights and exploring how businesses may both capture the opportunities that arise and address the challenges that face them in this complex and often uncertain shift. The Institute has developed deep insights in areas such as solar PV, gas hydrates, carbon capture and storage, wind, smart grids, energy storage and continues to address the most pressing emerging topics such as the impact of digitalization.

The Energy Transition Institute is governed by an eight-member board and has access to a world-class scientific network comprising highly experienced individuals and academics in natural and applied sciences, business, and petroleum engineering. The Institute’s independence fosters unbiased primary insights and the ability to co-create new ideas and insights with sponsors and relevant stakeholders.


Richard Forrest – Chairman of the Board

Richard Forrest serves as Chairman of the Board for the A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute and as board member of A.T. Kearney’s global board of directors. He has extensive international experience working with high-profile energy clients on transformational initiatives to address energy transition disruption, digitalization, innovation, challenging merger integrations and major cost optimization. More...

Claude Mandil – Board Member

Mr. Mandil was elected Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) in 2003 and held the post until his retirement in August 2007. In his 40-year career, Mr. Mandil has held a number of high-profile positions in both government and industry. More...

Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin – Board Member

Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin is former Acting Secretary General and Director of Research at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). He is an Advisor to and Member of Kuwait National Nuclear Energy Committee (KNNEC) and the Director General of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS). More...

Antoine Rostand – Board Member

Antoine Rostand serves as board member of the A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute as the President & Founder of Kayrros, a leading advanced analytics company for energy markets. He has more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector, with strong expertise in dealing with some of the most pertinent issues facing oil and gas companies globally. More...

Dr. Romain Debarre – Managing Director

Romain Debarre is Managing Director of the A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute. He comes with more than 20 years of experience in energy technologies and research, having led the former Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC) energy transition institute for four years. More...

Kurt Oswald – Board Member

Kurt Oswald is Partner with A.T. Kearney and serves as a board member of the A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute. He leads the firm’s Utilities Practice in the Middle East, and brings extensive industry and consulting experience, predominantly in power and gas. More...

Erik R. Peterson – Board Member

Erik R. Peterson, Partner at A.T. Kearney, also serves as the Managing Director of the firm’s Global Business Policy Council. He is also a board member of the A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute. More...

Stefan Berruti – Board Member

Stefan Berruti is the head of A.T. Kearney’s legal department for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa and a board member for the A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute. Stefan specializes in contract and commercial law as well as corporate law. More...


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Energy Transition Institute Media Presentation

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