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Consulting - our people

We understand the challenges our customers face because we are deeply embedded in the industries we serve.

Our consultants offer a powerful combination of natural resources expertise and commercial consulting skills, partnering with you to provide actionable recommendations that deliver results. With more than 100 members of our team based in locations including Houston, Edinburgh, London, Singapore and Sydney, we are well-placed to work with asset operators, investors and governments to tackle their most complex issues. Meet some of the consulting team.

Consulting team

Aamir Malik

Senior Vice President, Global Head of Energy and Natural Resources Strategy

Aamir works with international and national oil companies to improve financial, commercial and operational performance.

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Amrit Naresh

Principal, EMEA Downstream Consulting

Amrit has 10 years of analytics and consulting experience in the energy sector.

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Andrew Jean-Louis

Vice President, Supply Chain Consulting

Andrew provides expert consulting services and strategy engagements to energy asset owners across the globe.

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Bob Kubis

Director, Americas Gas and LNG Consulting

Bob Kubis focuses on delivering natural gas, NGL & LNG solutions

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Chris Heath

Senior Vice President, Head of Consulting APAC

Chris leads a team of consulting professionals in the energy and natural resources sectors.

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Chris Barry

Director, Downstream Consulting

Chris's consulting expertise spans the refining, chemicals and storage sectors where he has advised clients worldwide.

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Chris Sum

Vice President Consulting, Middle East

Chris advises governments and businesses in the Middle East on strategy, energy policy and development.

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Claude Mourey

Director, Hydrogen and New Energies, EMEA

Claude is the Director of Wood Mackenzie’s Hydrogen and New Energies practice for MENA; she is based in Dubai.

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Costa Swift

Vice President, Consulting

Costa is an experienced upstream and business development consultant.

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Daniel Bermudez

Senior Consultant, Gas & LNG

Daniel joined as a Senior Consultant at Wood Mackenzie in 2018 and he is based in the Mexico City office

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Darren Smith

Head of Asia Pacific Consulting

Darren is an expert in strategy, due diligence, M&A, transaction support and commercial studies.

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David Barrowman

Vice President, Fiscal Consulting

David leads our upstream fiscal service, drawing on more than 30 years' industry expertise.

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Dominic Tisdell

Head of Metals and Mining Consulting, Asia Pacific

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Daniel Tipping

Managing Consultant, Power & Renewables Consulting EMEA

Daniel is a subject matter expert in solar markets and corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs).

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Dylan Mair

Vice President UCM Asia Pacific

Dylan has over 25 years upstream oil and gas experience in E&P operations consulting.

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Frank Harris

Head of Global LNG Consulting

Frank is a recognised expert on the global LNG industry and leads our global consultancy practice in this area.

Latest articles by Frank

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Gracie Guidotti

Consultant, Americas

Gracie is a consultant within the Americas with a focus on power & renewables and the energy transition.

Latest articles by Gracie

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Jie Liu

Managing Consultant, Aluminium Value Chain

Jie specialises in aluminium market analysis and asset research.

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Jon Story

Vice President, Global Head of CCUS Consulting

Jon is a vice president and global head of Wood Mackenzie’s CCUS consulting​.

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Ian Kyle

Principal Consultant, Gas & LNG

Ian is a Principal Consultant with over 12 years experience in the gas and LNG industry.

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Isabel Schwartz

Vice President, Supply Chain Consulting

Isabel is a leader in the supply chain consulting practice.

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Kalpesh Ramwani

Principal Consultant

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Kara McNutt

Vice President, Head of Americas Power and Renewables Consulting

Kara leads Wood Mackenzie’s Americas Power and Renewables Consulting team based in Boston.

Latest articles by Kara

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Karoline Sun

Senior Consultant, Nickel Cost and Metals & Mining Sustainability​

Karoline covers global nickel cost analysis and conducts research in sustainability for metals and mining.

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Kevin Jacobs

Director, Supply Chain Consulting

Kevin is a supply chain professional and electrical engineer with extensive experience in the energy sector.

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Konrad Jar

Vice President, Asia-Pacific Downstream Consulting

Konrad is an expert in investment studies and transaction support throughout the downstream energy sector.

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Kristy Kramer

Vice President, Head of Gas and LNG Consulting

Kristy brings over fifteen years of gas and energy industry experience to her role leading our Gas and LNG Consulting.

Latest articles by Kristy

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Lisa Gillespie

Principal Consultant, Energy Consulting

Lisa is an experienced project manager working across upstream and the energy transition.

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Mangesh Patankar

Vice President, Gas and LNG Consulting

With 14 years of experience in the gas/LNG and power industry, Mangesh has a deep understanding of client challenges.

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Melany Vargas

Vice President, Head of Hydrogen Consulting

Melany has extensive experience solving strategic problems for clients across the global energy value chain.

Latest articles by Melany

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Melvin Chen

Head of Power & Renewables Consulting, APAC

Melvin focuses on commercial corporate planning, exploration strategies, due diligence, feasibility and market studies.

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Miller Wang

Principal Consultant Steel Decarbonisation

Miller leads on WMC analysis on steel decarbonisation, focusing on the benchmark of emerging green steelmaking.

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Nicole Papaioannou

Director, Gas and LNG Consulting

Nicole is a seasoned technical and commercial advisor in the midstream LNG and downstream gas transportation.

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Patrick Barnes

Vice President, Head of Metals & Mining Consulting

Patrick has over 10 years of experience helping foster development of stable and equitable mining sectors.

Latest articles by Patrick

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Paul Manley

Director, Metals and Mining Consulting

A geologist by training, Paul brings over 20 years of industry experience to our metals and mining consulting team.

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Qing Du

Senior Consultant, Graphite

Qing works on the Battery Raw Material Graphite team.

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Renaud Brimont

Head of EMEARC Consulting

Renaud leads our upstream consulting practice in EMEARC and is an expert in business transformation.

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Roslyn Cooke


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Rohan Shayi

Consultant, Power and Renewables

Rohan works in the power and renewables consulting division.

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Shatha Alwardi

Director, EMEARC Consulting

An expert in long-term strategy development, Shatha advises on pricing, planning and market analysis.

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Steven Knell

Vice President, Power & Renewables Consulting

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Senior Consultant, Iron ore and steel cost research (Metals and Mining)

Ti is focused on understanding iron ore and steel supply/demand dynamics and market trends in China.

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Valentina Kretzschmar

Vice President Consulting, Climate Risk and Strategy

Dr Valentina Kretzschmar has over 25 years of experience in the energy sector.

Latest articles by Valentina

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Xinlin Chen

Managing Consultant, China Aluminium supply

Xinlin covers market trends, material flows and cost services.

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Yanghui Liu

Principal Consultant, Power & Renewables Consulting, APAC​

Yanghui is an expert in wind industry market analysis, supply chain and products

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Yue Wang

Senior Consultant, Rare Earths

Yue specialises in the rare earth market research and supporting cathode and precursor asset research.

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Zhifei Liu

Managing Consultant – Copper Markets, Metals & Mining

Zhifei is focused on copper demand in China where she monitors and forecasts both short-term and long-term demand.

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