Adding Value to your ETRM IT Investment

 Paul McLean-Thorne

  Paul McLean-Thorne

Paul McLean-Thorne is a Director at Seminel, a specialist Energy Trading & Risk Management (ETRM) business & IT consultancy. At Seminel, Paul has been involved not only in ETRM business analysis and systems implementation but also in the creation of a decision support framework.

Prior to Seminel, Paul worked for 20 years at business and IT consultancies including Accenture, Sapient, Cap Gemini, Logica and EDS as well as at Citibank.

Paul has undertaken projects with clients such as ATEL, BP, ConocoPhillips, DONG, EdF, E.ON, Essent (RWE), Halliburton, Nuon (Vattenfall), Shell and StatoilHydro in the Energy Industry, S&W Berisfords (Enodis) in Commodities as well as BoA Merrill Lynch, BFCE, Citibank, Credit Lyonnais, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Morgan Euroclear, NCB, NMB and Rabobank in the Finance Sector.

In these projects Paul has been involved in the deployment of Oil, Gas, Coal, Power, Commodities and Financial products in Europe, US and Asia across Front, Middle, Back Office, Operations and Accounting.

Paul has experience at every level of ETRM IT implementation:

  • Business Analysis: requirements & gap analysis, package evaluation, business case, process & data modelling, etc.
  • Programme & Project Management
  • Systems Integration & Package Implementation
  • Software Analysis, Design & Development
  • Strategy, Vision & Blueprint development
  • Advisory & Quality Assurance.

Paul speaks at Energy Industry conferences and seminars and also publishes white papers on the Energy market and IT, for example, this Energy Risk article.

Paul holds an Honours degree in Computer Science from the University of London.

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