Senior Advisor - E&P Strategy and Geoscience
Nick brings over 50 years of experience in geoscience, business development and E&P strategy : over 35 years with major oil companies and a variety of UK, US, Australian and Dutch independents followed by roles in both technical and business development consultancy. He has provided research and strategic analysis with specific expertise in geoscience, opportunity screening, upstream business development strategic review and deal origination.
Prior to joining HEA, Nick worked with IHS (now IHS Markit) on several strategy projects for UK, US, Australian, SE Asian and Russian companies as well as the development of the Global Window screening system. With IHS, Nick gained critical insights across the energy spectrum from shale gas and tight oil production to renewable energy. Before joining IHS, Nick undertook several successful business development consulting assignments with Premier Oil, Sterling Energy and Bow Valley Petroleum. Previously he held various management, business development and technical roles with Burlington Resources, Santos, Sovereign Oil & Gas, Phillips Petroleum and Burmah Oil. Nick has specific experience in NW Europe, North Africa, Southeast Asia and Latin America.
Nick holds an MA and a BA in Natural Sciences (Earth Sciences) from the University of Cambridge.
Specialist Areas: E&P Strategy, Business Development, Geoscience
Favourite Sports: Rowing, fell walking and mountaineering.