Arthur Hanna

Visiting Professor of Energy Economics, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University (UK)

Senior Advisor to CEO, World Energy Council. Fellow, Payne Institute, Colorado School of Mines. Visiting Professor of Energy Economics at the School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University (UK). Board member Copenhagen Institute of Future Studies. Responsible for supporting a number of agendas focusing on the development of strategies to promote energy transition across multiple energy sources, leveraging new technologies and commenting on the major trends impacting the industry and its likely consequences.

Arthur retired from Accenture in 2016 after 26 years working in the Energy consulting sector. He was a Senior Managing Director, a member of the Global Leadership Council and Head of the Global Energy Strategy business, covering 26 markets and a global team of 9000 employees. He was responsible for the development of Accenture’s C-Suite positioning across all markets and sectors of the energy system.

He led Accenture’s research and positioning on Energy Transition and worked closely with the World Economic Forum as a Global Agenda Council member on Energy matters and leading the annual Energy Architecture Performance Index report. In addition, he was part of the team overseeing the development of the World Energy Council’s 2016 Energy Scenarios research.

In recent years he has continued to be a speaker, moderator and panelist at a number of global energy events (ADIPEC, Gastech, World Energy Week, World Economic Forum-annual Davos meeting, Singapore International Energy Week, Pacific Energy Summit, World Nuclear Association Symposium, Africa Energy Indaba and the Russia & CIS Oil & Gas Executive Summit).

Prior to joining Accenture in 1990 he spent 10 years with BP in a variety of international management roles spanning the Middle East and Europe.

Arthur is based in London, UK. A Patron of both the Tate and British Museum and a founding member of the Schofield Society of Loughborough University, where he has established the Hanna Fellowship to support study for a PhD in Energy Economics.