Philip Lambert is Chief Executive Officer of Lambert Energy Advisory Ltd (LEA), which is one of London’s leading M&A and Strategic Advisory firms, having been advisors on c. $100 billion of Energy M&A transactions in the last few years. LEA was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Mayfair, London. LEA also has senior representation in Oslo, Kuala Lumpur, Moscow and Tokyo. LEA gives strategic and M&A advice to a select group of the world’s leading NOC’s, IOC’s, Independents and Renewable Companies. LEA has become the leading advisor on pan North Sea oil/gas deals in recent years, having, inter alia, advised Statoil/Equinor on c. $10 billion of North Sea divestments/acquisitions, and Total on its $7.45 billion acquisition of Maersk Oil in 2017. LEA has built up a very significant Norwegian business since 1999 when LEA was selected as the core advisor to the Norwegian Government on the privatisation of Statoil. Prior to 1999, Philip was head of Dresdner Kleinwort’s Global Energy Investment Banking team. In the 90’s his work was mainly focused on Privatisation mandates in the Global Energy sector.