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. 


Luke Parker

Vice President, Corporate Research


  • Global
  • Upstream oil and gas
  • Macroeconomics, risk and global trends

Luke is Vice President of Corporate Research with a specific focus on the Supermajors.

Since joining Wood Mackenzie in 2000, Luke has held several roles within the research division, working in Edinburgh, New York and London. He led the development and launch of Wood Mackenzie’s M&A Service, headed Corporate Research EMEARC, and was at the vanguard of Wood Mackenzie’s Institutional Investor Service.

During his time at Wood Mackenzie, Luke has worked with IOCs, NOCs, governments and financial institutions on a range of advisory mandates. His views on Big Oil are sought after by investors and at the Executive levels of Wood Mackenzie’s biggest clients. He is a regular speaker at industry conferences. 


Luke holds an MSc in Petroleum Geoscience from Imperial College London and a BSc in Geology from the University of Manchester.