About Us

We are professional energy and risk management consultants providing; experienced, innovative and independent analysis, practical advice and assurance across retail and wholesale gas, electricity and fuels markets. Delivering reviews, assessments, appraisals, projects and reports.

  • Energy and Risk Management. Facilitating and enabling trading, procurement and hedging. Developing and implementing business processes, enhancing revenue protection and profitability.
  • Operational risk and business and energy resilience. Assessment of vulnerability
  • Regulation – REMIT, MAD and EMIR. Ensuring compliance and preventing breaches.
  • Energy use and ESOS. Delivering energy saving opportunity scheme assessments.

David HeadshotDavid Hirst is a Lead Consultant and the Managing Director of Ainsty Risk. After qualifying as a Chartered Engineer, David became a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers and completed an MBA in Engineering Management. David has over 20 years experience with the energy and commodity markets including strategic and operational management.


Ainsty Risk Consulting Ltd are a company registered in England and Wales with company number 07349541. Our registered offices are Orchard House, Park Lane, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 8JX. Our VAT number is GB 102 4354 64.