The Executive Committee guides the overall direction of the Society and manages its relations with both stakeholders and partners.


Our Executive Team

The Executive Committee guides the overall direction of the Society and manages its relations with both stakeholders and partners.

Head of Conferences: Pauline Lego

Pauline is a MSc student in EU Politics enrolled in the Dual Master’s degree with Sciences Po. She graduated from Panthéon-Assas University in Paris and the University of Oxford having studied business and European Law. She has a strong interest in the Energy field, especially renewables and green finance, having completed an internship at Total and engaged with the Oxford Climate Society. Her ambition is to pursue a career in renewable energy regulation in the EU institutions.

Norden Shalabna: Postgraduate Representative

Norden is an Energy Economist with a BA in Economics & Business Administration, currently pursuing her MSc in International Strategy. With a keen eye for the energy industry, she has 6 years of energy policy and consulting experience. She served as Head of Natural Gas and later Energy Projects Coordinator in the Israeli Ministry of Finance. And later as Senior Energy Project Manager in her most recent role in consulting, covering: gas market policy and competition, fiscal regimes, market planning, Gas Selling and Purchasing Agreements, and EV business strategy

President: Francesca Alduncin

Francesca is a third-year undergraduate student, reading Environmental Policy and Economics. She is passionate about the energy transition, in particular the energy sector’s role in Climate Change mitigation. Previously, she worked as an analyst with Bloomberg New Energy Finance under the Advanced Transport sector. Francesca has a breadth of knowledge in corporate fleet management, EV charging infrastructure, renewable energy procurement and decentralized power grids. She is also interested in urban policies promoting adoption of clean energy and vehicles.

Vice-President: Sami Kooheji

Sami is a third year BSc Management student. His main area of interest is the oil & gas sector, developing this through work experience at Gulf Petrochem during his schooling in Dubai. He is intrigued how geopolitical and economic factors impact the industry and wishes to further his knowledge about how the prominence of electric vehicles will impact oil & gas companies in the future.

Secretary: Maria Golub

Maria is a first-year undergraduate student from Russia studying at LSE’s International Relations Department. She is keen on foreign languages, painting and travelling. In energy sector she is particularly interested in the development of alternative sources of energy and how energy flows impact current affairs.

Treasurer: Omar Ramatally

Omar is a third year BSc Management student from Trinidad and Tobago. His interest is in the oil and gas and renewables sectors, particularly in emerging markets such as the Caribbean and Latin America. He has experience in project finance, working on several oil and gas and wastewater projects in Trinidad. His main aim for the society is attracting new sponsors and increasing awareness of new and upcoming energy technology.

Head of Media: Lucrezia Portigliatti

Lucrezia is a undergraduate BSc Environment and Development student at LSE. She became interested in energy while volunteering in Nepal, where she engaged with the community and especially the challenges they faced when trying to access energy. Lucrezia wishes to pursue her interests in the topic as a member of the Energy Society.

Our Specialists

Key members of our Society possess deep expertise and lead our specialised teams dedicated to specific energy sectors. Most of them are experienced industry professionals who have returned to the LSE for further studies.

Head, Oil & Gas: Rajashree Padmanabhi

Rajashree is an MSc student enrolled in Environmental Policy and Regulation. She is passionate about the intersections of Science, Technology and Society. She is intrigued by the challenges of just energy transitions and climate risk management. After working as a civil engineer, she shifted focus to research on climate change mitigation and adaptation in the transportation sector of Mumbai Metropolitan Region. She has also worked as ESG Ratings Analyst with MSCI, Mumbai and is fascinated by the future of sustainability and finance fields. 

Head, Renewables: Glendon Giam

Glendon is a third-year BSc Environment and Development student. He has extensive experience with renewable projects, having worked on numerous wind projects throughout Southeast Asia with a renewable energy developer. Glendon served as the Society’s Vice-President over the 2016/17 academic year and is delighted to continue contributing by leading the current Renewables team. He hopes to return to the renewables and environment industry after graduation.

Head, Energy Markets Fund: Aditya Rajan

Aditya is a first year BSc Financial Mathematics and Statistics student. He was born in India and has lived in London for most of his life. He is interested in energy, sustainability, infrastructure, alternative investments and design. He will be hosting events in relation to the Energy Markets throughout the year and also biweekly/weekly society meetings to discuss relevant news/ideas in an informal setting.

His vision for his group is to be a marriage of energy and finance. The main focus of the group will be to just discuss stuff and educate each other, but hopefully to also organise some stuff that our members can put on their Linkedins or talk about in interviews.

Head, Geopolitics: Sam Stephenson

Sam is an MSc Environmental Economics and Climate Change student, with a particular interest in the role that energy production has to play in solving climate change. He is fascinated by the global transformation this will involve, the geopolitical issues surrounding the production and consumption of energy and how different countries are attempting to adapt to these issues. Prior to joining LSE, Sam studied Mathematics and Philosophy at King’s College London, where he graduated from in 2016.

Chief Editor, Energy Journal: Matt Piggins

Matt is an MSc student studying environmental economics and climate change. He is passionate about the intersection of public policy and energy economics. Most recently, Matt worked at Invenergy, an independent power producer, in Chicago. He seeks to make the Energy Journal an accessible, educational source for information on the global energy transition. You can contact him by email at

Executive Publisher, Energy Journal: Théophile Letort

Théophile is a third-year BSc Geography with Economics interested in debates related to energy. Already involved in the Energy Society for a year, he is now taking over the direction of the Energy Journal as the Executive Publisher. For the Journal’s second year, along with Egor Nevsky, he aims to develop it into a renowned publication, both on campus and beyond.

Energy Journal

The Energy Journal is a biannual magazine focused on current energy affairs, published by our Society in conjunction with the Imperial Energy Society.

Founded in 2016, the Energy Journal has already become one of the largest student
publications at the LSE. The Energy Journal exists to raise awareness of the opportunities in the energy industry.
Although energy has always existed, it is currently being up-ended by technological innovation, climate action and market forces. Editions are accessible to all students to discover the future of energy.

It is edited by Egor Nevsky and Théophile Letort and written by our members.


We are keen on expanding our relationships with partners from industry and the academic sphere to reap the mutual benefits of our collaboration.

By focusing on a wide range of energy issues, our members were able to establish ties to a multitude of industries. Our alumni embark on bright careers in companies including the Boston Consulting Group, the Cambridge Economic Policy Associates (CEPA) or the Carbon Trust, further strengthening the society’s network and underlining our importance as a bridge between university and the world of work.

Brand visibility on our marketing materials, distributing promotional material on your behalf or the chance to have your representatives participate in our events are only a few of the benefits our sponsors can enjoy.

As our partner, you will be able to profit from our highly skilled members and the top talents at the London School of Economics. Through combining high-quality education at one of the world’s most renowned institutions and our the historically strong performance in the professional world of our alumni, our members would prove an invaluable asset to any company upon their graduation.

We offer three sponsorship deals for our society: Bronze Sponsor (£200), Silver Sponsor (£500) and Gold Sponsor (£1000+), each having its respective advantages and features.

Previous joint projects and events with our partners included careers workshops, case studies, office visits and seminars. You can sponsor specific projects, such as the Energy Journal or the G3 Summit, as well.

Our students are tomorrow’s top economists, analysts and politicians – do not miss the opportunity to inspire the future leaders of the energy industry today.

We would be happy to discuss sponsorship proposals, partnerships and further enquiries via email ( or Facebook.



G3 Energy Summit

The G3 Energy Summit is an annual student-led energy conference, co-organised by the Energy Societies of Imperial College London, the London School of Economics and Political Science and University College London. It brings together leaders from across industry, politics and academia to discuss trends and issues within the energy sector.

This year’s G3 Energy Summit was held on 10 March 2018 at Imperial College London, with the theme: The Energy Transition – A Path of Challenges and Opportunities?
The panels covered the following topics:

  • What is the energy mix of the future?
  • What are the political and economic dimensions of implemeting the energy transition?
  • What technological developments are required to meet the needs of the future?

Check out our Facebook page and the official G3 website for a few impressions of this year’s successful summit.