Alan Gelder

VP Refining, Chemicals & Oil Markets


  • Global
  • Chemicals
  • Oil refining
  • Oil markets

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Alan is VP Refining, Chemicals and Oil Markets. As Downstream Global SME, he is responsible for formulating Wood Mackenzie’s market and asset research outlook on this global sector, contributing to our integrated cross-sector perspectives.

Alan joined the business as part of our Downstream Consulting Team in 2005 and later went on to lead the division. He has managed consulting assignments all over the world, focusing on major transactions (projects and M&A) and their alignment with key success factors for industry players and third parties. He then transitioned into research upon his return to London from Houston in 2011.

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Alan spent 10 years as an industry consultant after working for ExxonMobil in a variety of project planning and technical process design roles.


MSc, Chemical Engineering, Imperial College, London
MBA, Henley Management College