Malcolm Forbes-Cable

Vice President, Upstream Consulting


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

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Malcolm has more than 25 years energy industry experience joining Wood Mackenzie’s Upstream Consulting Team in 2007, having spent ten years working across the world in the oilfield service sector.

He has worked with a diverse range of international clients, including, majors, NOCs, IOCs, investors, industry bodies, infrastructure and OFS companies.

Malcolm's work has followed the trajectory of the industry with growth-focused advisory evolving into energy transition related themes in the last five years. Strategy development, due diligence and market analysis have been consistent themes. Recent projects have included directing a key report on the North Sea's energy transition for the Net Zero Technology Centre.

Malcolm’s industry experience has exposed him to a wide range of operators and many different locations, including the North Sea, Africa, FSU, Middle East and Latin America. His work with clients on the energy transition brings him back closer to the focus of his undergraduate degree in Environmental Science.


MSc, Petroleum Engineering, Heriot Watt University

BSc, Environmental Science, University of East Anglia