We are excited to announce that as of February 1, Wood Mackenzie is a portfolio company of Veritas Capital, a leading investor at the intersection of technology and government. Our focus remains on providing you with the best intelligence, analytics, data and tools to ensure you are making the best data-driven business decisions with confidence.  

Read more in our news release here. 


David Barrowman

Vice President, Fiscal Consulting


  • Macroeconomics, risk and global trends

Get in touch with David

Tel +44 131 243 4212

With more than 30 years of energy industry experience, David leads our upstream fiscal service. During his career, he has led teams providing valuations of upstream assets in M&A transactions and tax valuations; and advised IOCs, NOCs, governments and industry associations on fair market valuations and strategy development. 

David’s government work spans Indonesia, Newfoundland and Labrador and Colombia.  He has also worked with the main industry associations in the United States, Canada, Norway and the United Kingdom, providing fiscal support for discussion with governments and led the creation of our two landmark fiscal multi-client studies. 


BSC Biochemistry, University of Edinburgh

Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants; Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation