Jose Brugada

Principal Consultant, Downstream Asia Pacific Consulting


  • Downstream oil refining

Jose is a principal consultant in our downstream consulting practice in Singapore. He has 15 years of experience in industry, where he has worked across downstream and upstream.

As a consultant, Jose has led multiple projects for the leading Super Majors, including new market entries, commercial turnarounds, new product offerings, cost reviews, market studies, and supply chain optimisation.

Jose joined Wood Mackenzie from KPMG, where he previously worked as a manager in the Energy and Natural resources consulting practice, supporting the major IOCs and the financial sector with assignments related to operational cost reviews, transaction support (CDD, ODD and Vendor Assist) and electric vehicle strategies.

His 10-year tenure at Shell was split between operations and consulting, five of these years were in marketing and sales roles working with B2B clients and five years were in Shell’s Downstream Management Consulting/Group Strategy supporting senior leadership to develop strategies for all business units. As an internal consultant he worked with lubricants, retail, bitumen, aviation, commercial fuels, trading and refining.

Jose is an MBA and MSc graduate from the ESCP Europe in France, he also holds an Electronics Engineering degree from ITESM in Mexico. He is a former lecturer at the Sorbonne University in Paris where he taught a business strategy course.