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Montel Advisory Services

Guiding you through the energy transition

Are you prepared for change? Our team of experienced energy market experts are here to advise you on the challenges businesses face as energy markets develop.
Our services
"We are a team of energy market professionals with close to 100 years of combined experience."

Areas of expertise

  • Market entry and geographical expansion

  • Business development in wholesale and retail markets

  • Green market access and sustainability strategies

  • Risk management and analysis

  • Technical analysis and trading strategies

  • Energy politics and regulation

  • Energy market research

  • Covering Europe, Latin America & the Middle East

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Magnus Zeisig

Magnus joined Montel as a business developer and market consultant in 2021. He has more than 20 years of experience in different roles and companies, a firsthand witness and participant in Nordic market liberalisation in the 1990s.

Magnus' diverse CV means he's well placed to advise on all subjects related to power markets, from market entry and geographical expansion to wholesale business development and risk management. He also has experience in green markets and sustainability strategies.

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  • Present: Business developer and energy market consultant, Montel

  • 2020-2021: Business development manager, Green Power Hub

  • 2016-2020: Business development manager, Markedskraft

  • 2014-2017: Founder & energy market consultant, Devel Energy

  • 2006-2014: Head of Markedskraft Sweden & Finland

  • 2005-2006: Managing director, Telge Krafthandel

  • 2002-2005: Senior portfolio manager, Vattenfall Power Management

  • 1999-2002: Market analyst/Portfolio manager, Fortum

  • 1998-1999: Portfolio manager, Telge Kraft

  • 1996-1998: Market engineer, SEVAB Energiförsäljning

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Jonas Åkesson

Jonas joined Montel as a senior energy market consultant in 2021, after more than 20 years working in various positions within energy trading, management and business development.

Jonas offers advisory services covering several business areas, including energy trading, risk management, business development, green markets and sustainability.

  • Present: Energy markets consultant, Montel

  • 2020: CEO, ISN

  • 2014-2020: Head of trading & green markets, Markedskraft

  • 2005-2014: Senior portfolio manager, Markedskraft

  • 1998-2004: Portfolio manager, Telge Kraft

Customer references available on request.

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Andrés Cala

Andrés has over two decades of experience in geopolitics and energy. A political scientist by training, he’s spent most of his career writing, both as an analyst and an author. As a journalist, he's been published in outlets such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Time Magazine.

More recently, he has led Montel’s expansion into Iberia and other new markets.

Colombian by birth, he specialises in energy markets of Latin America, the Middle East, and Southern Europe, where he’s been based for more than 15 years.

Andrés advises on energy politics and regulation, geographical expansion, risk analysis, and green market developments.

  • Present: Managing director, Americas, Montel

  • 2016-2021: Iberian Editor, Montel

  • 2000-2016: Foreign correspondent for several outlets in Colombia, Dominican Republic, New York, Paris, Madrid, Bahrein

Published books:

  • 2018: Colombia chapter in "After the Fall: Energy Security, Sustainable Development, and the Environment", published by Lexington Books

  • 2013: Co-author of "America’s Blind Spot. Chávez, Oil, and US Security", published by Continuum

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Tom Høvik

Tom has more than 30 years of experience as a technical analyst (TA) in various derivatives market from power to forex and salmon. Since 2000, he has advised multiple clients on trading strategies within the European energy markets and trained a new generation of TA practitioners.

Today he advises individual clients in 11 countries on technical trading and strategy optimisation in power and other energy markets. He's also a regular lecturer at events throughout Europe.

As Tom would say, the logic is simple: TA has a proven track record of helping traders make more money over time.

  • 2000-present: Head of technical analysis, Montel

  • 1997-1999: Power trader, Nordhordland Kraftlag

  • 1998: Salmon trader, Rolf Olson Seafood

  • 1985-1997: Forex dealer, Industri & Skibsbanken

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More about our competencies

The energy transition from A-Z

The energy transition is likely have a bigger effect on power markets than the wave of deregulation of the 1990s. To help you make the right decisions in these critical moments, Montel's team of advisors can offer you the benefit of their experience, toolkits and skills. Their expertise can help you develop short- and long-term strategies to get the most out of your assets.

Trading and hedging in green markets

Today, trading Guarantees of Origin is voluntary and sporadic, but that is changing. In the near future, contracts that guarantee the origin of your power will become mandatory. We have the experience and insight that can help you be prepared for the future of these markets.

Technical analysis and trading techniques

Our technical analysis advisory service covers short-term positioning and longer-term hedging. Using a technique with a proven track record in multiple markets, identify buy or sell signals that fit your strategy, using only market information. We offer both training and trader support.