Pivotal Risk Advisors is a networked consultancy of subject matter experts, strategic advisors and boutique consultancies. We bring forward our combined experience and leadership to solve client problems and assure our clients receive measurable success.

Founder and Managing Director

Sid Jacobson

Sid is a management consultant with over 25 years of experience driving change and growth for companies engaged in energy and related derivatives markets. Sid is known for strategic visioning complemented with a successful track record implementing improved commodity strategies, commercial operations, risk management and regulatory compliance.

Prior to consulting, Sid had successful career as an options market-maker with a seat on the AMEX and NYMEX. After trading, Sid was the first risk manager for a global hedge fund and for a PJM utility/energy marketer. Sid also developed derivatives marketing programs to launch new products for NYMEX.

Sid often engages in industry committees focused on developing practices; currently as a Steering Committee Member for the Houston Chapter of PRMIA, a Committee of Chief Risk Officers Advocate and as a conference moderator for Energy Risk USA. Sid graduated Syracuse University with a B.S. degree in Finance with a focus on Managerial Statistics.

Senior Advisors

Pivotal Risk Advisors formed networked relationships with some of the most respected and experienced industry statesmen who provide guidance, leadership and subject matter expertise to both the firm and our clients.


Pivotal Risk Advisors is able to offer a full spectrum of subject matter expertise and hands-on delivery through networked relationships with some of the brightest minds possessing detailed capabilities in commodity, risk management and the compliance life cycle.

Networked Relationships

Pivotal Risk Advisors works closely with a wide-array of complimentary boutique consultancies, economists and software vendors to help broaden capabilities and provide our client’s breadth and alternatives when evaluating successful support and delivery teams. We are always open to working with new professional services partners.