Jan Haizmann, Managing Director

 

E-mail: j.haizmann@correggio-consulting.eu

Tel: +32 (0) 2 737 11 03

Mobile: +32 (0) 472 365 725

 

SUMMARY //

Dr Jan Haizmann is a German-qualified lawyer with more than 20 years of experience in the energy wholesale and commodity markets. Dr Haizmann is an independent consultant in the energy trading industry and has extensive project experience in the commodities market. Before setting up Correggio Consulting in 2005, Dr Haizmann worked for several years at Graf Von Westphalen, a large German corporate law firm. After entering the energy trading market in 1999, he was at Enron Europe, TXU Energy Trading and Glencore Energy covering legal, regulatory and commercial functions.

 

In addition to working for clients at Correggio Consulting, Dr Haizmann holds several executive functions in the European Federation of Energy Trading (EFET). He is a member the EFET Board of Directors and has managed the Legal Committee as Chairman since 2005. Following client demand, Dr Haizmann launched the Correggio Regulatory Report in 2009, a monthly regulatory monitoring service which has become widely read in the European energy industry. In 2017, Dr Haizmann launched CorreggioNet, an innovative system to monitor regulatory compliance for physical traders in the EU markets. CorreggioNet provides for a qualified monitoring for trading companies active in multiple trading locations through market-status defined client classification. The system is innovative as it is web-based and produces alerts for reporting duties on programmed reporting dates.

 

In his consulting practice, Mr. Haizmann has gained experience in commercial arbitration, and helped resolve complex commercial trading disputes over several years. He has acted as arbitrator, mediator, and market expert in power and gas disputes. He has assisted clients with their standard commodity trading documentation, improved risk management through designing risk strategies and REMIT/MAR policies. He contributed to gas hub developments and co-ordinated industry groups. This documentation has become the market standard in multiple countries. Recently his focus lies in supporting companies with regulatory compliance and advising on new business strategies regarding financial or transparency regulation applicable to energy trading in Europe. In 2014, Mr. Haizmann was appointed key expert in technical assistance projects leading to the establishment of as Turkish gas market, designing the blueprint for the Turkish gas exchange and provided training for BOTAS and the Turkish Ministry of Energy. Within a technical assistance project financed by the World Bank and the EU, Correggio Consulting helped developing a blueprint for the Botas capacity platform. In 2015 Jan was tasked by the EU Commission to assist in the process leading to electricity settlement rules in Cyprus. In 2018, Jan was appointed as a lead expert by the European Commission to assist the National Securities and Stock Market Commission (NSSMC) in harmonising national legislation allowing the creation of modern financial and commodity product trading in Ukraine.

Jan’s working languages are German, English, French and Dutch.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE //

 

  • Regulatory compliance and implementation of Market Rules for Gas Markets

  • Business optimization and corporate strategy in energy

  • Risk management services and corporate risk policies implementing regulation

  • Contract negotiation and legal transaction support

  • Antitrust and Competition matters

  • Arbitration and dispute resolution services in the energy industry

  • Market entry services for companies entering new markets or offering new products (product audits)

  • Due diligence for infrastructure projects

  • Executive training on various issues pertaining to wholesale trading

  • Technical assistance on energy market development in an institutional-government context

SELECTED PROJECT EXPERIENCE //

CORREGGIONET 2017 - today 
Conceptual design and implementation of a standardised innovative compliance platform designed for energy traders in conjunction with a German software development firm. The concept is innovative and unique aiming to allow companies with international presence and activities in wholesale energy trade and supply to live up to their compliance duties in a fragmented regulatory environment: https://youtu.be/ymj0yYlUvqA

TRAFIGURA 2016/2017
Overall project management for market-set up for Trafigura as a complete service for 18 jurisdictions in continental Europe and the UK. Assistance in market entry strategy for new natural gas desk and ancillary operational support services (contractual arrangements, permitting and registration processes).

UKRAINIAN GAS PRODUCER AND SUPPLIER 2016/2017
European Gas Marketing Strategy with the delivery of a complete business plan and corporate risk analysis for a multi-billion gas procurement and supply from scratch.  The project involved
complete overview of potential risks and upsides of a commodity trading business and contacts with executive board members and the international financial community.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION - WORLD BANK 2015/2016
Consulting Services for the Design and the Implementation for a Gas Platform), a contract financed by the European Commission and the World Bank, project-role: Key Market Expert. The project delivery was a blueprint for a Turkish gas trading platform including platform rules and design.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION 2016 - today
Ukraine (since 9/2018)
Lead Expert in EU financed technical assistance in preparing for a wholesale commodity market in Ukraine in co-operation with Frankfurt School of Management. Production of gap analysis and recommendation for improvement of legislation in Ukraine (client: EU Commission).

REPUBLIC OF CYPRUSR (2015)
Mandate to co-ordinate the consultation process for the adoption of new trading and settlement rules for the Republic of Cyprus, a technical assistance contract financed by the European Commission, project-role: Key Expert


TRAILSTONE 2014 - 2015
Co-ordination of gas desk set up from scratch in 10 jurisdictions, advice on licensing and permit processes, assistance with contractual arrangements and other aspects need to go life.

CENTRAL EUROPEAN GAS HUB - 2014
Business strategy and probable organisational restructuring in view of regulatory overhaul of physical commodity market
Compliance analysis in relation to MIFID, EMIR and REMIT
Detailed Analysis of the Platform-operation in view of applicable regulation and potential impact Advice on corporate strategy looking forwards


ENOVOS INTERNATIONAL - 2013/2014
Compliance gap analysis in relation to MIFID, EMIR and REMIT
Detailed Analysis of the Portfolio in view of applicable regulation and potential impact
Advice on corporate strategy. The project involved frequent exchange with the executive board members and institutional shareholder representatives was implemented by the executive team.


GASUNION - 2014
Compliance gap analysis in relation to MIFID, EMIR and REMIT
Detailed Analysis of the Portfolio in view of applicable regulation and potential impact advice on corporate strategy under MiFiD II


PRISMA EUROPEAN CAPACITY PLATFORM - 2013
Analysis of new regulation applying to platform offerings and corporate strategy for product launch

PIPELINE INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT NABUCCO - 2011 - 2013
Due diligence and legal advising on applicable EU and national regimes for pipeline project.


ALPIQ -  2010 - 2012
Re-design of contractual portfolio in the context of shifting the business to a new trading company Project lead for transfer of whole transfer with 150+ counterparties to new corporate entity Advising Board on high level risk policies applicable for deteriorating credit environment

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE //

CORREGGIO CONSULTING - Brussels, BE

Managing Director - 2005 - present

EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF ENERGY TRADERS - Brussels, BE

Head of EU Liaison Office - 2005 - present

Chair, EFET Legal Committee - 2005 - present

  • Working on contractual standardization and legal issues pertaining to commodity trading throughout Europe

  • Coordination role with deal-brokering in case of different interests of corporate EFET members in contractual drafting - EFET documentation is the market standard for contracts for continental OTC energy wholesale trades

  • Member EFETnet Supervisory Board (until 2017)

  • Member, EFET Board - 2007 – present

 

EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF ENERGY TRADERS, DEUTSCHLAND - Berlin, DE

Executive Director - 2009-2013

Member of the Board of Directors (since 2013)

GLENCORE ENERGY - London, UK

Origination Manager (Gas Front Desk Origination) - 2003 - 2004

  • Member of the management team reporting directly to CEO of Glencore Oil Trading Desk

  • Origination of business in continental Europe, later gas supply origination management in north Africa, Russia, Norway

  • Managing the operational aspects of physical supply contracts and international gas transportation contracts

  •  Negotiation of credit and trading instruments

  •  Deal support for futures, put- and call-options in oil and gas

                                                                          

TXU ENERGY TRADING - London, UK & Geneva, CH

Senior Legal and Regulatory Counsel - 2002 - 2003

  • Member of corporate acquisition team and overall responsibility for anti-trust due diligence

  • Integration of gas and power trading portfolio, contract support, deal support

  • Negotiation of trading instruments and bilateral trading contracts with focus on gas and power

  • Settlement agreements and litigation management   

 

ENRON EUROPE - London, UK

Director, Regulatory and Government Affairs - 1999 - 2001

Legal support for gas and power supply business including: supply and trading contracts, and litigation management; regulatory compliance Telecommunications and power supply licensing procedures with Europe and Asia

  • Liaison with legal counsel, government working groups, trade associations, institutions

  • Liaison with USA HQ in Houston, regional HG in Singapore 

  • Responsible for USD 2 million budget for external consultants, lawyers

 

WESTPHALEN BAPPERT & MODEST - Brussels, BE & Freiburg, DE and Dresden, DE

Lawyer - 1995 - 2000, resident in Brussels

  • Head of European Practice Group

  • Competition law and public procurement

  • Commercial and corporate product liability

  • Commercial and corporate law, associate programme in corporate law practice group for one year with internships in various offices of the firm

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND //

FREE UNIVERSITY OF BRUSSELS - Brussels, BE

PhD, Comparative IP Law -1995

 

BAR SCHOOL -  Munich, DE

Second State-Exam Law - 1994

 

QUEEN MARY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON - London, UK

LLM, Commercial Law - 1991

 

ALBERT LUDWIGS UNIVERSITY OF FREIBURG - Freiburg, DE

First State Exam in Law - 1989

LANGUAGES //

 

  • German (native)

  • English (fluent)

  • French (fluent)

  • Dutch (fluent)

 

CERTIFICATES AND AFFILIATIONS //

 

  • Board Member and Legal Committee Chair, European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET)

  • Member, European Energy Exchange Council

  • Chairman, EFETnet Supervisory Board

 

AWARDS //

 

  • Silver Award for Excellence by "Commodity Now" in August 2009

  • Gold Award for Excellence by "Commodity Now" in November 2008

 

Dr. Haizmann has been a speaker at multiple energy conventions & industry meetings since 1999 & has published multiple articles over the years.

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