Chris Anastasi has expert knowledge of the energy sector, climate change and other environmental issues, and the related issues of sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, and stakeholder engagement. He has led teams and acted as an adviser for major international energy companies in ENGIE, EDF Energy and Shell; he has also been an academic, first as Senior Lecturer at the University of York and then in a Visiting-Professor role at the University of Maastricht.
Chris has been a member of a number of Panels, Advisory Boards, and Working Groups, supporting the work of Government Departments and industry bodies in the UK; he has also worked on a variety of projects with colleagues at the OECD, UNEP, the European Environment Agency, and the British Council.
Chris is currently the Independent Chair of the Interim Board of the Retail Energy Code Company (RECCo) and of the Executive Committee of the Supply Point Administration Agreement (SPAA) Ltd, both governance bodies for the energy industry in the UK.
Most recently Chris has published a book titled Strategic Stakeholder Engagement, a practitioner’s guide on how organisations can best engage with the government decision-makers and key influencers on issues that affect the markets in which they operate.