VP, Energy Consulting
David has over 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and leads Wood Mackenzie’s upstream fiscal offering service. He was Project Director on two of Wood Mackenzie’s fiscal multi-client studies.
He has provided fiscal advice to a wide variety of clients, including governments, industry associations IOCs and NOCs. These include working with Governments in Ireland, Indonesia, Newfoundland and Labrador and Colombia
He has worked with the main industry associations in the United States, Canada, Norway and the United Kingdom providing fiscal support for discussion with governments. Other projects have included working with companies in responding when governments have proposed changes to fiscal regimes. This included recent changes made in the UK fiscal regime when analysis of other options was evaluated.
David is a chartered accountant and a member of the Institute of Taxation. He graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Edinburgh