Branko Terzic Named Executive Director of the Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions

Oct 06, 2010, 10:00 ET from Deloitte

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Branko Terzic has been named the executive director of the Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions.

Terzic, who has served for more than a decade as the regulatory policy leader in Deloitte's energy & resources industry group, will continue in that role while also taking on his new responsibilities leading the Center for Energy Solutions.

Terzic is a former commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), a former Wisconsin public service commissioner and the former chief executive of a natural gas company. He is also a frequent television commentator on oil supply and demand trends, and chairs a United Nations committee on clean energy. In addition, he has spoken at many energy conferences across the globe.

The Center for Energy Solutions was launched in 2009 as a forum for discussion, research and industry collaboration. With locations in Houston and Washington, D.C., it offers interaction through seminars, roundtables and research papers. Terzic will be its first executive director.

"Branko brings a high level of service and unmatched experience to Deloitte's energy clients, and his extensive relationships in the industry have distinguished him throughout his career," said Greg Aliff, Deloitte's U.S. energy and resources sector leader. "I cannot think of anyone better qualified to oversee the strategic direction of the Center for Energy Solutions."

Annette Proctor will join Terzic in the Center for Energy Solutions, serving as director of operations. Proctor has 15 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, focused on learning, operations and marketing across numerous industry subsectors. In her new position, Proctor will be responsible for ensuring that all activities support and augment the strategic priorities.

"In the two years since its inception, the Center for Energy Solutions has proven itself to be an institution where great minds meet and innovative ideas are discussed and launched," said Gary Adams, vice chairman and leader of Deloitte's oil and gas practice. "Under Branko and Annette's leadership, our clients truly will receive the best counsel and strategic direction the industry has to offer."

About the Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions

The Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions (Center) provides a forum for innovation, thought leadership, groundbreaking research and industry collaboration to help companies solve the most complex energy challenges. Through the Center, Deloitte's Energy & Resources group leads the debate on critical topics on the minds of executives — from legislative and regulatory policy to operational efficiency to sustainable and profitable growth. Through the member firms of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, the Center provides comprehensive solutions to Deloitte's clients through a global network of specialists and thought leaders. With locations in Houston and Washington, D.C., the Center offers interaction through seminars, roundtables and other forms of engagement, where established and growing companies can come together to learn, discuss and debate. For more information, see www.deloitte.com/energysolutions.

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