Gavin Thompson

Vice Chairman, Energy – Europe, Middle East & Africa


  • Asia
  • Power and renewables
  • LNG
  • Oil and gas markets
  • Upstream oil and gas

Get in touch with Gavin

Tel +44 4708 856 4626

Gavin works as Vice Chairman for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Gavin joined Wood Mackenzie in 1997, managing the company's Asia Pacific Energy Markets team from 2000 - 2003.

Between 2003-2014 Gavin was based in Beijing managing Wood Mackenzie's China Business and leading the company's energy research on China. Gavin relocated to Wood Mackenzie's Tokyo office in 2014 to head the Northeast research business. In January 2017 he took up the position of Head of Asia Pacific Research, based in Singapore with a team of over 100 analysts. In early 2019 he was appointed vice chairman for Wood Mackenzie's Asia Pacific business in 2003 before relocating to London for his current role.


BA (First Class Hons), Politics and East Asian Studies. Newcastle University