Richard Sleep

Executive Vice President, Global

Richard Sleep is a Senior Vice President of Nexant.  He leads Nexant’s Energy & Chemicals Advisory consulting business.  He has worked in the energy and chemicals industry since 1978 including positions in engineering, production, business management, trading, and consulting. 

Prior to joining Nexant he held positions with ICI Plastics, BP Chemicals, and Metallgesellschaft.  Mr. Sleep specializes in strategic consulting, market modeling/forecasting, and project finance support.  He has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Bristol University, UK and is a Chartered Engineer.  He has extensive experience in the technology, economics, and markets of oil and refined products, petrochemicals, and plastics.

Current areas of focus

Project Finance
Plastics recycling and redesign to reduce marine plastic pollution
Petrochemicals and polymers
Olefins and derivatives
Aromatics and derivatives
Environment, health, safety, and social due dilligence