South-Court Ltd was established in 2005 as the company under which David Ledesma carries out his independent Energy and Strategy consultancy.
David is an experienced commercial manager with hands-on experience of developing and closing commercial transactions as well as developing business strategy.
With over twenty-five years experience gas and LNG in the energy business David provides commercial and strategic advice to clients globally, focusing on project development, commercial advice, trading and LNG strategy along the value chain.
David also gives numerous commercial training courses on gas and LNG in the UK, and overseas and is one of the authors for the Oxford Energy Institute’s books “Gas in Asia” published in June 2008 and "Natural Gas Markets in the Middle East and North Africa" in March 2011. In July 2009 he published a paper "The Changing relationship between NOCs and IOCs in the LNG chain" available free on the Institute's website www.oxfordenergy.org/pdfs/NG32.pdf.
David also regularly talks at conferences and in October 2010 was on a panel at the Oil & Money conference in London talking oil gas prices and in March presented and the Gastech conference in Amsterdam on Middle East gas and LNG. He is on the papers committee for LNG17 which will be held in Houston in 2014.
Strategy and Meeting Facilitation
David uses his experience and clear structured thinking in strategy development to provide support to clients across a range of business sectors. David works with Outsights (www.outsights.co.uk), an independent futures and scenario planning consultancy and as part of this, and other activities, David provides meeting facilitation support.