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. 


Simon Anderson

Director, Performance Improvement, Sub-Saharan Africa


  • Global
  • Downstream oil refining
  • Midstream oil and gas
  • Oil and gas markets
  • Upstream oil and gas
  • Macroeconomics, risk and global trends

Get in touch with Simon

Simon has more than 12 years’ international experience in performance improvement consulting, operations strategy and business transformation.

One of the founding members of Wood Mackenzie’s Performance Improvement team, Simon has worked extensively with IOCs and NOCs across the oil & gas value chain: upstream, refining, lubricants, retail, central services.

Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, he was an engagement manager in BP’s Commercial Performance Improvement (CPI) function, where he was responsible for identifying and delivering operational and strategic improvements across a global portfolio. He has also worked at an award-winning business transformation consultancy, involved in several complex organisation-wide change programmes.


MBA, Cranfield School of Management

PhD Engineering, University of Manchester

MEng Mechanical Engineering, University of Manchester