Christopher J Goncalves, chair and managing director of BRG’s energy and climate practice, has 30 years of international experience in the energy and financial industries. He provides energy industry and damages expert services for international energy arbitration and litigation matters for law firms and industry clients. He also advises industry and financial sector clients in the areas of business and commercial strategy, commercial negotiation, economic and market analysis, valuation, regulatory assessments, project development and financing, asset acquisitions and divestitures, climate change and international carbon markets and pricing. Mr Goncalves is a seasoned industry and damages expert with independent analysis, reporting and testimony experience for significant international arbitration and litigation matters concerning disputed energy prices, markets, commercial standards, practices, values and financing requirements for energy projects, assets, contracts and transactions. He has provided expert analysis and reports for over 40 pre-dispute and dispute matters under the auspices of ICSID, UNCITRAL, the ICC, ICDR/AAA, the Milan Chamber of Commerce, the Royal Courts of Justice of England and Wales and US federal courts. Of these, Mr Goncalves has provided oral testimony in 16 international investment and commercial disputes. For the last several years, Who’s Who Legal has recognised Mr Goncalves as a leading energy industry and damages expert.