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Working with clients as they navigate the challenges presented by the energy transition and the ever-changing regulatory market.

Lee Downham

EY UK&I Energy & Resources Market Segment Leader

Advising energy clients on strategic transformations since 2004. Passionate about cycling, wine and family (not in that order!).

Lee is the EY UK&I Energy & Resources Market Segment Leader.

Lee worked in the energy and resources industry for over 20 years, focused primarily on strategy and transactions, working with clients to navigate the energy transition. He has worked across the globe on a number of major assignments for corporate clients and private equity houses. His experience includes all aspects of corporate transactions and he has led complex, cross-border assignments with teams covering valuation, buy-side and sell-side diligence, public debt and equity offerings, bid defense strategies and infrastructure advisory.

Lee holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Queen Mary University and a master’s degree in Finance from London Business School.

How Lee is building a better working world

“In my work with clients, I focus on how they can navigate the energy transition and make progress on their decarbonization journey. I help clients to develop a long-term strategic plan for capital and growth which improves value for stakeholders and the business, while helping accelerate the energy transition across the industry.”

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