Greig Aitken

Director, M&A Research


  • Macroeconomics, risk and global trends

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With over 12 years of relevant experience, Greig brings a holistic view of corporate activity to the upstream M&A research team.

Greig heads up the M&A Service, which harnesses the power of Wood Mackenzie's global asset research to provide an unparalleled independent view on upstream mergers and acquisitions. Greig's responsibilities include overseeing and supporting individual deal evaluations, and analysing industry trends on themes such as valuations, corporate strategies and value creation. Greig's views are regularly sought by the media and he is a frequent presenter at forums and conferences. 

Greig joined Wood Mackenzie in 2012 as analyst in the M&A Service. Prior to this, Greig was a sell-side equities analyst in Brewin Dolphin’s award-winning institutional broking business (now N+1 Singer). He was Extel-rated in both the Technology and Oil & Gas sectors, and was the #1 ranked stock picker in the energy sector (FT / Starmine Analyst Awards, UK & Ireland). Greig spent the early part of his career as a software developer in the pensions and life assurance industry. 

With a background in technology, Greig has taken a keen interest in the rising prominence of digitalization in the oil and gas industry, and has contributed to recent Wood Mackenzie research on the topic.

MA, Business Organisation, Heriot-Watt University