Mauro Chavez

Head of European Gas and LNG markets


  • Europe
  • LNG markets
  • Gas markets

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Mauro has more than 14 years of experience in energy markets and is a recognised specialist in the natural gas and LNG industry. He is responsible for Wood Mackenzie's European gas and LNG market coverage, and is based in London.

Previously, Mauro headed the Latin American gas markets team and in that role he supported LNG-to-power projects, new gas supply agreements, gas monetisation strategies and M&As of gas infrastructure in Latin America.

Mauro advises companies at the executive level, as well as being a regular speaker at international industry conferences, and is quoted in various print and broadcast media outlets.

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Mauro spent time as visiting researcher at Imperial College London, the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research in Portugal and the Center on Energy and Environmental Economics in Brazil. He has worked in the Ministry of Mines and Energy and National Environmental Fund in Peru.

He has many publications in scientific international journals on energy and environmental topics and is a reviewer of the Energy Policy Journal, Energy (Oxford) and Energy Strategy Reviews. 


PhD, Energy Planning, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)

MSc, Energy Systems Planning, Universidade Estadual de Campinas

BSc, Mechanical Electrical Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería