Jan-Hein Jesse is an expert on commercial, financial, and technical aspects in the oil & gas, marine contracting, commodity trading, and the financial investment sector. He is the owner of JOSCO Energy Finance & Strategy Consultancy, advising oil (service) companies, banks, private equity, hedge funds, pension funds, oil trading companies and governments on a wide range of activities related to new business development, equity and debt capital products, finance, M&A, markets, industry trends and price formation. His career spans over 30 years, including his roles as owner of JOSCO, CFO of Heerema Marine Contractors, Senior Manager at Royal Dutch/Shell, where he was responsible for the execution of large-scale acquisitions and divestments, and new business developments, leading transactions over $1 billion, and Head of the Energy Finance department at ING Bank. During his career, Mr. Jesse has lived in London and in Bahrain. He has travelled extensively (50+ countries) for business reasons. Mr. Jesse lives in Amsterdam.
Mr. Jesse is also an independent director and advisor of Centerbridge Partners (USA, UK) and AT Capital (Singapore) as well as a non-executive board member of HelloFlex Group (The Netherlands). He is an expert and peer reviewer for the International Energy Agency, a visiting fellow of Clingendael International Energy Programme (CIEP, The Netherlands), and a member of the Chief Economic Roundtable Group at the Ministry of Economic Affairs of The Netherlands.
He has a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering and Offshore Engineering at HTS Haarlem, and an MBA at Nijenrode Business School, the Netherlands, which included the Wharton Business School Exchange Program in the U.S.