Trade Surveillance and Compliance for Energy Organizations HTX

Key sessions will cover: US vs EU vs UK regulatory overview, challenges and opportunities of MiFID II and MAR, data, disruptive technology and renewable energy trading.


Trade Surveillance and Compliance for
Energy Organizations

Houston, 6-7 March 2019

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Returning to Houston for the fourth time, Risk Training's trade surveillance and compliance training course will once again provide delegates with an open learning forum to hear from senior practitioners about pertinent topics for trade surveillance such as MiFID II and MAR, data, technology, brexit and renewable energy trading.

What Will You Learn?
  • An overview of the current state of trade surveillance and market compliance with a comparison of US vs UK vs EU regulatory requirements and considerations for Brexit
  • What MiFID II and MAR mean for commodity market participants and how to leverage on banks experiences
  • The growing role of compliance within trade surveillance and how to monitor, report and improve your frameworks
  • Best practice approaches to data strategies for capture, centralization and automation through various system options
  • How technology is disrupting the energy market and a look at some of these disruptors including cyber and cloud based systems
  • Fundamentals of renewable energy and behaviours, along with a look at climate risk as a driver for lending decisions
Who Should Attend?

Relevant departments may include but are not limited to:

  • Energy trading
  • Risk management
  • Compliance
  • Governance
  • Trade surveillance
  • Control office

Tom Lord




Partha Chatterjee

Program Directorate


Partha Chatterjee is leading energy trading and risk technology for Global LNG and Gas trading systems as part of Program Directorate at Shell Trading and Supply. Previously, he was part of market facing strategy for Product Management at OpenLink Financial, the global leader for financial products and technology in trading, risk and treasury management space. Before that, he was Managing Director at Capco Energy Solutions, formerly SunGard Consulting Services.

His focus is addressing the myriad business challenges of energy and finance industry using smart technology – from ETRM systems to information management to artificial intelligence and analytics. As a solution architect and expert technology strategist in energy and finance, he also provides leadership in information technology, energy (upstream to trading/marketing and utilities) and finance, advising business unit heads as well as chief information officers.

Jenny Fordham

NACD Governance Fellow, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs

Natural Gas Supply Association

Jenny Fordham is senior vice president, government affairs for the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA). She joined NGSA in 2005.

As senior vice president, government affairs, Jenny is responsible for the association’s legislative and policy advocacy related to the competitive natural gas market. She represents the association with the administration, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), U.S. Congress, media, industry and the public, serving as a spokeswoman for the association on natural gas market issues.

Jenny’s diverse 29-year energy career helps provide the commercial relevance that is characteristic of NGSA advocacy. Prior to joining NGSA, Fordham led the state and regulatory affairs team for Washington Gas Light Company (WGL), the natural gas utility serving the Washington, DC metropolitan area; held a seat on the WGL Political Action Committee Board of Directors; and was a fuels consultant for Pace Global Energy Services. Fordham’s expertise is further augmented by her investor relations and financial planning experience for NiSource, Inc.’s predecessor, Columbia Energy Group. Her experience negotiating energy contracts, working with investors on energy project valuation and implementing corporate compliance standards for market behavior rules make her insights distinctive to the NGSA team.

At NGSA, Jenny specializes in creating long-term strategic advocacy partnerships that broaden policymaker support for business-relevant positions. Fordham created the first “agriculture and energy” partnership, NGSA and the National Corn Growers Association, credited with securing the end user protections in Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation and recognized in CEO Update. Jenny’s work helped establish NGSA as an industry leader on CFTC Dodd-Frank implementation advocacy often covered by S&P Platts Gas Daily and Energy Risk magazine. Diversifying NGSA’s voice beyond the energy industry, Jenny has been quoted in Construction Executive and she was interviewed in episode #357 of the podcast Through the Noise.

Jenny Fordham graduated cum laude from Shepherd University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and political science. She is a 2017 graduate of the Women in Technology Leadership Foundry, is a National Association of Corporate Directors Governance Fellow and recently completed the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education class Leadership Decision Making. She sits on the board of directors for the Washington D.C. Chapter of the Women’s Energy Network.

The Downtown Club at Houston Center

1100 Caroline St

Houston, TX 77002

(713) 654-0877

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