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. 

Executive team

Paul Helmore

Executive Vice President, Head of Sales


  • Global

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Paul Helmore is responsible for implementing Wood McKenzie’s strategic commercial direction to grow its data and analytics platforms, including Lens®. He’s focused on reshaping the client engagement, sales and commercial teams to maximise the opportunities presented by a dynamic client base in the fast-moving, ever-changing energy sector.  

With over 30 years of international experience, Paul has led successful commercial teams in the energy sector in marketing, business development and sales across the Americas, Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. He joined Wood Mackenzie in 2020 after serving as chief commercial officer of Ocean Infinity and director of global accounts at Schlumberger.  

He’s been a regular speaker and guest lecturer at the University of Houston Sales Excellence Institute, supporting the next generation of professional salespeople.   

Paul holds an Executive MBA from Harvard Business School, where he also studied Behavioural Economics. He is a professional coach, having gained accreditation in the Coach Intensive Program at Columbia University.