Dr. Richard Norris


Richard is a 30 year veteran of the energy industry specializing in Energy Security and Energy Economics. He runs Pandreco Energy Advisors Inc / Conseillers en Enérgie Pandreco Inc., a consultancy based in Montreal advising banks, asset-managers and energy companies. Fellow of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.


Dr Norris has wide board-level experience having been NED at Eland (London listed), President at Candax (TSX listed) and Chairman at Duna Energia (private).In addition Dr Norris has presented to the UK’s Parliamentary Group on Energy Studies as well as to the board of one of Africa’s largest banks. He was a guest editor of the IEA “World Energy Investment Report 2021” published mid 2021.


Richard has a broad background covering engineering research, oil and gas operations, senior management roles in both executive and non-executive functions, debt and equity financing as well as personally investing in energy transition start-ups. He has worked extensively in and across emerging markets, speaks fluent French as well as modest Spanish and Portuguese.


Richard is a regular contributor to many industry relevant online forums, discussion groups and platforms. He writes highly researched, often opinionated but always engaging articles drawing on his extensive expereince across the energy industry and is highgly regarded amongst his peers. He is in demand for talks, lectures and meetings where the subjects of energy security, economics and investing converge.

Recent Webinars

What Energy Security Means For Canada and the World