Isabelle Gilks

Principal Analyst, Retail Fuels


  • Global
  • Chemicals

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Isabelle is part of Wood Mackenzie’s Refining and Oil Products research team and manages the company’s Retail Fuels Service, which provides insight into retail fuels markets globally. She has over eight years of experience in the energy industry.

As part of her role, Isabelle provides expert insight, advice and data on the fuels retail sector to Wood Mackenzie’s clients around the world across a wide range of industries. She has a deep understanding of all commercial aspects of the industry including supply, demand, infrastructure and corporate strategy.

Key recent work undertaken by Isabelle has been on the diversification of fuel retailers into electromobility, digitalisation of the fuels retail sector and the future of HVO in European fuel markets. She has also worked with Wood Mackenzie’s Chemicals team, looking at EU legislation on single-use plastics.

Isabelle is also passionate about promoting women in the energy industry and community engagement. She previously led Wood Mackenzie’s Women's Network in London and is an active member of the community engagement team.

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Isabelle worked in the strategy team for the pan-African fuel retailer Vivo Energy. Isabelle holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy & and Spanish from the University of Leeds and is a keen linguist.