Horacio Cuenca

Upstream Research Director, Latin America


  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Upstream oil and gas

Horacio joined the company in 2013 as a Research Director in our Rio de Janeiro office. Prior to Wood Mackenzie, he handled upstream new ventures and provided strategy advisory services at IHS’s CERA.

Horacio leads our research efforts in Latin America, using quantitative analysis to understand industry trends shaping the Southern Cone region. His past work with Petroecuador gives him a unique perspective on government’s involvement in the oil and gas industry.

He regularly attends and speaks at industry events, bringing specialised knowledge of the Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia regions.

BA, Corporate Finance
Masters, Petroleum Economy
Scuola Superiore Enrico Mattei, Milan, Italy