WHO WE ARE
Energy Experts International (EEI) is an international management consulting firm,
specializing in energy supply, delivery, and utilization systems. Established in 1998, we
serve a diverse client base across the United States, as well as international clients. EEI
is a multi-faceted firm, bringing a full range of engineering, management consulting, and
field augmentation services to meet the needs of the energy industry.
Our corporate headquarters is located in the United States, in Redwood City, California,
just south of the San Francisco International Airport. Our Regional Offices are located in
Washington D.C., Chicago and San Francisco, with our Europe office strategically located in
Brussels, Belgium, the heart of the European Union’s governing body.
We are singularly focused on and committed to providing premier consulting and technical services
support to energy companies, organizations, and end-users. We provide expertise in three energy sectors:
- Natural Gas
- Electric Power
- Oil (crude and refined liquids)
Understanding the entire energy “food chain” enables us to provide a comprehensive consultation on a
variety of topics that span issues from utility operations management, strategic market development, and
common regulatory issues, to demand-side management for small businesses. We make it our business to
know everything there is about energy.
Helping our clients in dealing with rising energy costs and hedging risks are a very important part of
our services. We are also at the forefront of clean energy solutions and promote the utilization of
environmentally-sound green resources.
Energy Experts International’s single focus is to deliver a premier and discriminating
service to its clients by providing industry subject matter experts that are
knowledgeable and understand how to provide the best solutions for its clients.
Commitment to Our Clients
Our experience and depth of energy expertise gives us a significant advantage over
general management consulting firms.
Our Success Formula
At EEI, we take special care to ensure that our clients are satisfied. We never take on
a project unless we are sure that we can complete the work with the highest level of
expectation and expertise that our clients expect and demand.
President & CEO
Mr. Watanabe is the co-founder of Energy Experts International with 45 years of experience in the
energy business. He is a member of the Board of Directors.
Executive Vice President & COO
Mr. Murray is the Executive Vice President & COO as well as a Board Director with 50 years of
experience in the energy industry.
Senior Vice President & GM, Gas & Energy Initiatives
Mr. Gauthier overseas all Natural Gas and Alternative Energy Resources initiatives for the firm.
Sr. Vice President, Operations
Mr. Movafagh oversees all Engineering & R&D functions for the firm.
Senior Vice President & General Manager, Electric Business Initiatives
Mr. Suehiro oversees all Electric Energy initiatives for the firm.
Vice President, Management Consulting & Corporate Services
Mr. Agid oversees all Management Consulting activities and supports various the needs for Corporate
Vice President, Electric Operations
Mr. Obayashi oversees activities related to all Electric T&D Projects for the firm.
Vice President, Energy Market Enterprises
Mr. Hayes manages new energy market services for the firm.
Vice President, Europe Operations
Mr. Simon represents Energy Experts International’s business and strategic interests of the European
Vice President Emeritus, Gas Engineering
Mr. Becken served as the Vice President of Gas Engineering from May 2005 to September 2016 and
established the development of the firm’s gas design capabilities.
At EEI, we make it our business to stay informed of best practices, standards,
and new technology in the energy and utility industry. Our employees regularly participate in
professional and trade organizations, as well as technical committees, through corporate or
individual membership. These organizations collectively address common interests on behalf of EEI,
and other members, and advocate for the industry. Our involvement ensures us a voice in the industry
and the government, and keeps us on the leading edge of developments for our clients.
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