Visiting Research Fellow
Stephen Craen joined OIES in 2022 and specialises in financing of energy projects and hydrogen. He also works as an independent consultant. His areas of expertise include: project development, structuring and financing.
After seven years working as an engineer in the oil industry, Stephen moved into energy finance and spent over 30 years with Chase Manhattan Bank and Societe Generale focussing on advising most of the super-majors and NOCs on some of the largest international gas pipeline and LNG projects. Latterly, in Australia, Stephen contributed to Societe Generale’s hydrogen strategy and spent a year at a solar developer, commercialising grid scale hydrogen storage technology.
Stephen holds an BA in Physics from the University of Oxford.