Kenneth MacRitchie is the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Oxford Analytica, where he has successfully managed the Company though a CEO succession. Previously, he served as a non-executive director of the Board of Directors at Anoa Capital S.A. from 2012 to 2018. In addition to his advisory roles, Mr. MacRitchie was the Head of Business Establishment at the Department of Energy and Climate Change, where he was responsible for developing all aspects of two new government-owned companies, Low Carbon Contracts Company and Electricity Settlements Company, which are central to UK electricity market reform. Prior to joining the Department of Energy and Climate Change, he was a member of a leadership team charged with structuring and establishing the UK Green Investment Bank, wholly owned by the UK Government and funded with an initial £3 billion for investment in the green economy.
In an earlier role, Mr. MacRitchie was Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP, where he led the Global Project Finance Group and the development of the English law practice. He also served as Partner and Head of the London office at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP and built the firm’s English law project finance practice.
Mr. MacRitchie began his career at Clifford Chance LLP and became partner after just three years. He was consistently ranked as one of the most respected lawyers in London and was named in Euromoney’s Guide to The World’s Leading Banking Lawyers and The World’s Leading Oil and Gas Lawyers.
Mr. MacRitchie holds an LL.B. from University of Glasgow, a B.D. in Old Testament from University of Aberdeen, an M.A. in Semitic Languages from the University of Manchester and was a Doctoral Candidate for the Department of Oriental Studies at University of Oxford.