Tra Ho

Senior Research Analyst, Upstream Research


  • Africa
  • Upstream oil and gas

Tra Ho is a Senior Analyst covering Sub-Saharan Africa upstream research, based in England. Tra specializes in analysing upstream activities and trends in the region. She contributes to Upstream Service’s West, South and East Africa asset reports and topical insights.

Tra joined Wood Mackenzie in 2018 in the Global Exploration Service. Between 2018 and 2021, she worked on basin and company exploration reports, exploration benchmarkings, licensing coverage, producing analysis and insights of exploration economics and industry trends. In 2022, she covers Southeast Asia upstream and was based in Singapore.

Prior to Wood Mackenzie, Tra was with PFC Energy in both upstream research and consulting. She managed and contributed to numerous engagements in upstream asset valuation and market entry as well as the Global Deepwater subscription.

Tra gained nine years of operational experience with Talisman Energy and PetroVietnam as business planner and analyst.


MSc, University of London, Economics