|Grant Thornton's Colin Johnson to speak at BWEC 2012|
|Saturday, 24 March 2012 13:49|
Colin Johnson, who leads the Energy Community of Interest for Grant Thornton International, will speak during the opening session at BWEC2012.
Colin acts as an expert witness on international arbitrations and as a sector expert on energy related work across Grant Thornton and he leads the Energy Community of Interest for Grant Thornton International. He is also the Chairman of TheCityUK's Brazil and Latin America Committees.
He has specific expertise in relation to the project investment cycle, particularly for large scale projects in the energy sector. He has acted on behalf of national governments, large corporate companies and entrepreneurs in international arbitrations and litigation ranging up to US$6bn in size. He has also acted in large scale investigations (eg the UK company for Madoff) on behalf of parties such as a regulatory agency and company liquidators including using his language capabilities to track down specific information and links not otherwise available.
Colin was interviewed recently for the Grant Thornton International and Emerging Markets blog. One of the questions he was asked was:
What should companies be thinking about right now?
His answer is quoted below:
"I think all companies have got to be looking right now at emerging markets and particularly – as it hasn’t got so much attention so far – at Latin America.