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. 


Valery Chow

Vice President, Head of APAC Gas & LNG Research


  • Global
  • Asia
  • Power and renewables
  • LNG
  • Oil and gas markets
  • Macroeconomics, risk and global trends

Get in touch with Valery

Val leads our Gas & LNG Research team in Asia Pacific, delivering unique insight into trends and disruptors impacting regional and global gas markets. His focus is on helping businesses grow and transform through the energy transition, drawing on more than 15 years of international experience with strategy development, market analysis, business transformation, and project/programme leadership in the energy industry.

Val rejoined Wood Mackenzie after eight years with Shell in Europe, during which he drove business transformation initiatives in Shell Energy Marketing & Trading, developed energy scenarios in Group Strategy & Portfolio, and delivered gas master planning studies in Projects & Technology.

In his prior role at Wood Mackenzie, Val led consulting engagements across Asia Pacific and the Middle East, advising governments and businesses on a wide range of policy, strategy, and commercial issues. Earlier in his career, he was in Accenture’s Resources operating group where he worked with clients in the oil & gas, mining, and utilities industries.


PhD, Economics, Monash University

BA/BCom (Hons), Politics, Economics, Monash University