Alastair Hensman

Senior Vice President, EMEA

Alastair Hensman is a Senior Vice President of Nexant Limited, based in the Energy & Chemicals Advisory group and located in London.  Alastair leads consulting activities out of the London office, and also leads many of the Project Finance engagements that are executed out of the London, Nexant's lead office for such engagements in the EMEA region.

Alastair has wide ranging experience gained over 20 years consulting for Nexant (previously ChemSystems) on energy and chemical themes.  Over this time his activities have ranged from developing and managing the company's market forecasting capability, leading sales and project execution on consulting engagements (throughout Central Europe and the Former Soviet Union), and leading major Lenders Technical and Market advisor engagements for Project Finance throughout the EMEA region. This includes multiple award winning Project Finance engagements in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Alastair's interests focus on adding value to hydrocarbons and he carries out engagements ranging from gas monetisation and refinery studies through a wide range of chemical processing to market supply optimisation issues.  He is in regular contact with industry executives, financiers, and legal advisors on all aspects of such opportunities.​

Current areas of focus

Business Audits/Business Plan Reviews/Marketing Plans
Project Feasibility
Commercial & Market Analysis
Technology Evaluation 
Project Finance
​Supply Chain​ and Procurement Strategy
Olefins​ and Derivatives
Bulk polymers
Aromatic Derivatives
Downstream Oil
Ports, Pipelines, and Infrastructure​