Jan Haizmann, Managing Director

 

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

Tel: +32 (0) 2 737 11 03

Mobile: +32 (0) 472 365 725

 

Dr. Jan Haizmann is a lawyer, and has 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 at Enron Europe, TXU Energy Trading and Glencore Energy in 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 request, Dr Haizmann launched the Correggio Regulatory Report in 2009, a monthly regulatory monitoring service that which has become widely read in the energy industry. Building on his market entry consultancy experience and post-market entry compliance expertise, he developed jointly with Ponton the European energy compliance service CorreggioNet.

In his consulting practice, Jan has experience in commercial arbitration, and helped resolving complex commercial disputes. He has assisted clients with their standard commodity trading documentation, improved risk management, and contributed to gas hub developments. Recently his focus lies in supporting companies with regulatory compliance and advising on new business strategies regarding financial regulation applicable to energy trading in Europe.  Jan has been appointed key expert in technical assistance projects leading to the establishment of as Turkish gas market. Within a technical assistance project financed by the World Bank and the EU, Jan helped developing a blueprint gas trading and capacity platform for BOTAS. In 2015 Jan was tasked by the EU Commission to assist in the process leading to new electricity settlement rules in Cyprus.

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

 

  • Regulatory compliance and implementation

  • Business optimisation and corporate strategy

  • Risk management services

  • Contract negotiation and legal transaction support

  • Antitrust and Competition Matters

  • Arbitration services and dispute resolution

  • Market entry services for new Entrants into the EU gas markets

  • Executive training on various issues pertaining to wholesale trading

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

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 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

Chairman, EFETnet Board - 2007-present

Member, EFET Board 

 

EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF ENERGY TRADERS, DEUTSCHLAND - Berlin, DE

Managing Director - 2009-2013

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

Lawyer - 1995-2000

  • Head of European Practice Group

  • Competition law and public procurement

  • Commercial and corporate product liability

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

SUMMARY //

CorreggioNET (2017)

Correggio developed jointly with Ponton a European compliance service for wholesale energy traders. It offers to energy companies Pre-Market Entry and Post-Market Entry Guidance.  The operational compliance system offers innovative standard solutions towards implementation of operational compliance.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION - WORLD BANK 2015/2016

Consulting Services for the Design and the Implementation of a Gas Platform, a contract financed by the European Commission and the World Bank, project-role: Key Market Expert. The project delivery was a blue-print for a Turkish gas trading platform including platform rules and design.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION 2016/2017

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

CENTRAL EUROPEAN GAS HUB AG - 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 future impact - Advice on corporate strategy

  • Presentation to shareholders on strategic options         

PRISMA (European Capacity Platform) – 2015

Analysis of the Prisma platform funtionning and regulatory environment in motion, analysis on the likely impact of financial regulation on platform business in the light of MIFID II and strategy recommendations  to the Board of Directors and Shareholders

 

GASUNION AG 2015

Analysis of the Gasunion gas portfolio, explanations on the likely impact of financial regulation of client portfolio and strategy recommendations  to the Board of Directors

 

ENOVOS INTERNATIONAL SA (ENCEVO) -  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  

  • Advise on corporate strategy          

 

GASUNION AG 2014

  • Compliance gap analysis in relation to MIFID, EMIR and REMIT     

  • Detailed Analysis of the Portfolio in view of applicable regulation and potential impact 

  • Advise 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           

 

EU GAS PIPELINE INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT -  2012

  • Due diligence and legal advising on applicable EU and national regimes for pipeline project

 

SWISS ENERGY TRADER -  2010

  • Re-design of contractual portfolio in the context of shifting the business to a new trading company

 

MARKET EXPERT IN ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS - 2008-2009

Several interventions as expert in arbitration proceedings in the Romanian and Hungarian power markets

 

BANK OF TOKYO - 2007

Due diligence for a buy-in into a Belgian commodity trader on behalf of a Japanese investment bank

 

MEDIATOR IN TRADING CONFLICTS - 2006

Including in conflicts triggered by the gas supply disruption in January 2006

 

BP GAS MARKETING - 2006

Advice on restructuring and streamlining of corporate structures and policy strategies for oil trading company in Europe

GLENCORE - 2005-2006

Antitrust and regulatory audits of coal agreements for major coal trader

 

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

  • Member, European Energy Exchange Council

  • Chairman, EFETnet Supervisory Board

  • Exclusive Partnership with Montel

  • Associate of the Executive Partners Group and Crescendo networks

 

 

  • German (native)

  • English (fluent)

  • French (fluent)

  • Dutch (fluent)

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE //

SELECTED PROJECT EXPERIENCE //

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE //

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND //

LANGUAGES //

CERTIFICATES AND AFFILIATIONS //

AWARDS //

 

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

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

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