Charlie Atkins is an economist by training with a specialization in International Monetary Economics, Finance and Operations Research. He was a Morehead Scholar at UNC Chapel Hill where he was a Summa Cum Laude graduate and a member of Phi Beta Kappa, a Marshall Scholar at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Mr. Atkins was a partner at Cherokee Investment Partners, the largest private equity investor in brownfield properties and is experienced in the rigorous quantification of environmental liabilities and risks. Charlie and Greg Rogers, the noted author of the definitive text on financial reporting of environmental liabilities and risks, together with a larger team of actuaries, statisticians, environmental engineers, accountants and attorneys estimated the degree of uncertainty and the cost of the Macondo Gulf of Mexico disaster every quarter from 2010 to 2017 for BP and their auditors E&Y. At Eratosthenes, Charlie devotes much of his time helping corporations make better long term asset liability management decisions in the context of climate uncertainty as required under the TCFD framework.
What does the future look like between Oil & Gas and Utilities? With geopolitical risks around expensive pipelines, and eminent domain issues (like the Dakota Access pipeline), there is a big fight on the nature of our energy use in the future. Is Oil & Gas going to be irrelevant? Are we looking at an […]