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 Brown

Director, Energy Transition Practice


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David is the director of our Energy Transition Practice. He began his career with Wood Mackenzie in 2011 as an analyst covering European markets. From 2014-2016, he was posted in our Beijing office, where he led the integration of our China energy research. He presented regularly on China’s macroeconomic outlook, gas and LNG markets and coal-to-gas switching goals.

Leveraging his global experience across multiple areas of the energy industry, David moved to our Houston office in 2016. He is a key author of our Energy Transition Outlook, Accelerated Energy Transition Scenarios and emerging technology coverage. He regularly advises strategy groups, company leadership teams, and investors on major long-term questions facing energy markets.


MSc, International Political Economy, London School of Economics

BA, History, University of California, Santa Barbara