As Executive Vice President of Sales, Paul Helmore is responsible for implementing Wood Mackenzie’s strategic commercial direction to grow its data and analytics platforms, including Lens®. He’s focused on reshaping the Customer Focus, Sales and Commercial teams to maximize 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 energy sector commercial teams 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 various schools and is passionate about supporting the next generation of professional salespeople.
Paul holds an Executive MBA from Harvard Business School, where he also studied Behavioral Economics. He is a professional coach, having gained accreditation in the Coach Intensive Program at Columbia University.
He enjoys long distance cycling, sailing, playing Guitar (badly) and cooking.