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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. 

Consulting

David Parkinson

Vice President, Upstream Consulting

Expertise

  • Upstream oil and gas

Get in touch with David

Tel +44 (0)131 243 4207

David leads our exploration strategy team and is also responsible for exploration consulting. An authoritative figure in the global exploration industry, he is expert at identifying and realizing growth opportunities and has built successful exploration strategies for companies worldwide.

Since he joined Wood Mackenzie in 2005, David has assisted both IOCs and NOCs in developing their exploration strategies, improving internal process and has helped several businesses to identify and capture commercial growth opportunities. His projects experience ranges from strategy formulation to the valuation and execution of transformative deals. He hosts our prestigious annual Exploration summit, and is a regular speaker at exploration conferences.

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, David was a senior analyst for JFA International Limited.

Education

PhD Geology, University College, London

BSc (Hons) Geology, Imperial College, London