Roland Rechtsteiner is a Senior Partner in Oliver Wyman’s Energy Practice, based in Zurich. Previous roles include head of Oliver Wyman’s Global Oil & Gas Practice and head of Oliver Wyman’s Global Risk & Trading Practice. During his more than 20 years in management consulting, Mr. Rechtsteiner has consulted a number of senior executives at leading players in commodity markets on a number of key issues.
Mr. Rechtsteiner’s activities focus on three main areas in the commodity trading space:
- Advising upstream and integrated companies such as NOCs and mining players on establishing new marketing and trading businesses, including businesses strategies, set-up and governance
- Developing business or asset-specific strategies for existing trading houses
- Increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of front-, mid- and back-office activities including through the design of new operating models
Mr. Rechtsteiner also co-leads Marsh & McLennan/Oliver Wyman activities in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Risk Program and is a member of the Energy Leaders Summit of the World Energy Council (WEC).
He is a non-executive board member at two Swiss municipal utilities and a member of the advisory board of a Switzerland-based renewables equity fund. Mr. Rechtsteiner holds a Master in Engineering from Darmstadt University. He studied business in Stuttgart, Hagen and Bamberg.