Valentina Kretzchmar

Director, Corporate Research


  • Europe
  • Metals concentrates and intermediates
  • Downstream oil refining
  • Upstream oil and gas
  • Macroeconomics, risk and global trends

Get in touch with Valentina

Tel +44 131 243 4504

Valentina has more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector and works in our corporate research team, advising senior managers on strategy, operations and financial analysis.

Working with the leading global energy companies including the European and Russian Majors, Valentina has developed projects, multi-client studies and led the development of new research products across her areas of expertise. She has a special interest in the Majors’ transition into clean energies.

Previously, Valentina was a petroleum engineer with Edinburgh Petroleum Services Ltd and a research fellow in the Energy Group at the University of Edinburgh. She is a regular speaker at industry events.


PhD Clean Coal Technology, University of Edinburgh

MBA candidate, Durham University

MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London

BEng (Hons), University of Edinburgh

Chartered Engineer (MIMechE C.Eng)