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Rockflow, one of the UK’s most trusted, respected, and independent expert subsurface management advisors are delighted to announce the appointment of Russell Smith. Russell’s role as Executive Advisor is to lead and support clients on major Capital Investment projects maturation best practice and decision making. Russell has a passion for helping organisations innovatively navigate the energy transition, with a keen eye to combining tech and talent.

Russell brings over 30 years of deep industry knowledge and proven executive experience across global locations and diverse and complex technical situations. With a holistic approach to leading and delivering successful complex energy projects, Russell integrates technical know-how, and project design with commercial outcomes to maximise value. And always dedicated to connecting, building and inspiring high performing teams…what he calls ‘human energy’.

“Russell is a powerhouse problem solver and innovator, who will be a real asset to both Rockflow and our clients, helping them navigate and overcome some of their biggest challenges and energy dilemmas” says Andy Spriggs, MD at Rockflow. “His extensive executive, technical and commercial acumen across the full value chain will facilitate clients making smarter commercial, environmental and talent decisions”.

“This is a great opportunity to make a difference. I’m already utilising my experience in initiating, leading and delivering large scale (multi $Billion), complex Energy and Infrastructure Sector projects with my diverse technical, commercial, fiscal, social and regulatory knowledge”, says Russell. “This is a people business and the team at Rockflow are considered trusted advisors and confidants by their clients. I’m excited to be able to deliver innovative solutions that tackle clients’ technical, commercial, fiscal, social and regulatory needs, whilst embracing my passion connecting human energy to improve the world.”

Rockflow, is an independent energy consulting company, with a highly experienced, multi-disciplinary team who diagnose subsurface geological, technological and commercial challenges. Specialists in solving multifaceted problems, they provide unbiased assessment and speak with authority at the highest level. In dispute resolution they are impartial technical experts.