Richard Craig is a specialist in the Chinese energy sector. Having lived and worked in China since 2005, he has a developed a network of major players with in the Chinese oil and gas industries. His contacts extend to Chinese individuals, private, state and municipal companies. This also included investment and management of a joint venture project with Sinochem, from 2006 to 2009 providing services to taxi drivers in Beijing. Richard has also recently been involved in consulting and advising on the up stream sales and purchase of Mazut oil, JP54 and LNG. Richard has strong experience in advising on the Chinese aspects of such transactions. His consultative services are from initiation, to introduction and to completion and he can help navigate some of the common pit-falls faced by clients in the Chinese energy sector. He has provided transactional oversight on projects of approximately $30 million. Prior to Richard’s China experiences, he qualified and worked as a lawyer in the City of London. He graduated with a 2:1 in Politics from Newcastle University in 1998.