About Christer

Christer is one of the leaders of the European Electric Power and Natural Gas (EPNG) Practice. He leads the Knowledge Committee of the European EPNG Practice and McKinsey's Scandinavian Energy Sector.

In addition to client work, Christer has led a series of knowledge initiatives within EPNG. These include developing an overall European gas supply and demand perspective; developing McKinsey's proprietary global gas model and using this to outline a global gas perspective, including LNG flows; crafting an integrated power perspective for Europe (interplay between gas, coal, nuclear power, and renewables); assessing future power price volatility and flexibility measures (including demand flexibility in connection with smart grid applications) in the European power market; and developing the "industry vision 2020" perspective that outlines McKinsey's view on how the European power market is expected to develop.

Client experience includes:

  • Electric power and natural gas
    Christer has served clients on topics along the entire gas and power value chains, including upstream gas, gas trading and marketing, power generation, transmission and distribution, power trading, energy retail, and district heating.
  • Functional topics
    Christer has covered a wide range of functional topics in his client work. These include strategic direction, both on group and business unit level (e.g., Nordic growth strategy for power sales/grid operations/district heating); business development/acquisition projects (evaluation of acquisition opportunities within renewable energy in Europe); organizational change (new organizational structure and key personnel for electric power player); operational topics (improvements in purchasing, support functions, and prioritization of capital investments for a downstream electric power player); and personnel development (establish processes for development and evaluation of employees; workshops to strengthen leadership group-top team alignment).

Published work

An integrated perspective on the future of mobility,” McKinsey & Company, October 2016

Education

INSEAD
MBA

Norwegian Institute of Technology
MS, technical cybernetics