Doug Gilbert-Smith is an Advisor at Elevation Gained Partners, where he offers middle-market CEOs and private investment clients guidance on strategic and commercial due diligence and provides support for growth capital fundraising.
Doug has been a trusted advisor to companies interested in optimizing their current or future positions in the energy markets, assisting these clients with due diligence, competitive market analysis, revenue projections and defining strategies to maximize cashflow certainty. His clients have included multinational OEMs, the investment arm of an international engineering company, renewable developers and emerging technology companies.
Previously, he was at JP Morgan where he was responsible for all financial risk in the Texas and Western US Electricity markets. He built this successful, sales and trading operation from the ground up, partnering with credit, legal and operations teams to enable the business to enter new product lines including the promotion of sustainable energy for corporate customers. Before JP Morgan, Doug was Head of Natural Gas & Power Trading for North America for Societe Generale. He has also held senior management roles at UBS Energy and Koch Energy Trading. Doug holds a Master of Arts degree in Geography from the University of Oxford. He is a Member of the Gulf Coast Power Association and a recent Participant in the Colorado Cleantech Association’s Energy Fellows Institute.