• March 10 - 14, 2025

Laurent Ruseckas

S&P Global

Executive Director, Investing in Energy

Laurent Ruseckas is Executive Director for the Investing in Energy team at S&P Global Commodity Insights, overseeing research on gas, power, and renewables for the firm's financial clients. Ruseckas has worked for 30 years advising energy companies and financial institutions in support of their energy investments, with a main focus on the natural gas sector in the EMEA region and the role of gas in the energy transition. Ruseckas has led several dozen strategic consulting projects over the past 15 years, including multiple mandates in which he advised on transactions or project financing of energy investments in more than a dozen countries in Europe, the broader EMEA region, and Central Asia. He previously worked in the oil transportation sector in Azerbaijan; and ran the Europe and Eurasia practice at Eurasia Group, the political risk consultancy. A Russian speaker, Mr. Ruseckas holds a BA from Harvard University (Cambridge, USA), and he passed comprehensive examinations in the PhD program in political science at Columbia University (New York, United States). He is based in London.

Sessions With Laurent Ruseckas

Tuesday, 19 March

  • 04:50pm - 05:30pm (CST) / 19/mar/2024 09:50 pm - 19/mar/2024 10:30 pm

    Spotlight | Europe, Ukraine, and Russia: What lies ahead for politics and energy?

    Policy & Regulatory

    Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has entered its third year. The fighting has reached a stalemate on the ground, with both sides struggling to take territory. Growing divisions in Europe and the U.S. on continued military assistance to Ukraine may reshape possible outcomes. What are the prospects for a peace deal this year? What could the end of the conflict look like? How has the global energy system been reshaped by the war? What is the next stage for sanctions and the price cap on Russian oil and gas exports?  How are sanctions and diverging government policies reshaping global energy markets? 

Wednesday, 20 March

Thursday, 21 March