In addition to his daily responsibilities, Thom is a recognised thought-leader and keynote speaker at energy conferences around the globe as well as a frequent commentator on macro oil market trends for major media outlets such as CNBC and Channel News Asia.
Thom is a law graduate from the University of Kent where he also received an MA in political sociology and has been based in Asia since 2011.
Starting his career as a Commercial Analyst for Corus, David swiftly moved to BP where he was a Regulatory Advisor for their European Gas Trading and LNG Team. David then moved to Mott MacDonald as a Senior Consultant before, in 2011, joining the EMEA Gas & Power consulting team at Wood Mackenzie.
During David’s time at Wood Mackenzie and Verisk he went on to hold a range of diverse and impactful roles such as Executive Manager to the CEO / Group President, Director of the UK & Europe Commercial Underwriting business, and latterly he was a Director in Wood Mackenzie’s Energy Transition consulting division, growing the Power, Renewables, EV and Emerging Technology sectors.
He has a degree in International Management and German from the University of Bath.
In June 2018, Alex joined Westwood Global Energy Group as Client Manager for the company’s Northwest Europe focus. He is currently responsible for client engagement, retention of business as well as new business development across the UK, Norway and the Netherlands. He works closely with the research, consulting and the wider sales teams to drive growth.
Alex is fluent in Norwegian and has a Bachelors in Geography from Keele University.