Kavita is a member of the Corporate Research team, providing insight into corporate strategies, performance and outlook, and advising clients on energy transition and sustainability.
Kavita brings more than 20 years of energy industry experience to her role, having worked in the public and private sector and across geographies with roles spanning Asia and the Middle East.
Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie in 2021, Kavita was an Energy Advisor with the UK Government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), based at the British Deputy High Commission in India and before that at Westminster, London. Kavita was the corporate finance lead for the European Majors and government response to insolvencies in the UK oil & gas sector. She also managed the UK Government’s India program on Energy Security & Resilience with the International Energy Agency (IEA) and was the UK nominated expert on the IEA review team for Central Asia.
Before joining UK Government, Kavita worked with BP and BG Group (now part of Shell) largely in the upstream but also had roles in city gas distribution, LNG, Carbon Capture and Storage, BP Alternative Energy and downstream. The roles with BP and BG spanned UK, Iraq, UAE, India, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.
Kavita has an MBA in Finance from London Business School and a Masters degree in economics from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.