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London, UK, 13 October 2020: Westwood Global Energy Group (Westwood), the specialist energy market research advisors and consultancy, has appointed David Linden to the newly-created role of Head of Energy Transition. The announcement comes as the company commits to helping the energy industry successfully navigate decarbonisation.

Based in London, Linden who has worked in industry, research and consulting roles joins from Wood Mackenzie, where he was a Director within the company’s energy transition consulting division. At Westwood, he will be responsible for defining and implementing the company’s energy transition offering for the oil and gas, power and renewables sectors. This includes harnessing Westwood’s extensive and detailed research solutions, and decades of consultancy insight.

Dominic Ferry, CEO of Westwood, said: “The energy transition is changing the very fabric of the energy sector, and as market specialists we are dedicated to offering the data and intelligence to help clients adapt. Businesses are facing new challenges to how they operate. Without robust data and intelligence, it becomes even more difficult to navigate this change successfully. That’s why we are committing to continuing to provide the energy industry with the insight they’ve come to know Westwood for.”

Linden adds: “This is an incredibly exciting time for the global energy industry. The decarbonisation and transformation of the energy system is both a huge challenge and opportunity for all stakeholders. I look forward to working with my new colleagues to build on the outstanding work Westwood has been doing to provide quality, unique and actionable data and insight for the energy industry.”


About Westwood Global Energy Group

Every day, organisations throughout the energy value chain ask strategic, technical and commercial questions and turn to Westwood Global Energy Group for the answers. As trusted advisors to companies in key sectors, Westwood Global Energy Group chooses to focus on areas of the industry traditionally underserved by other players.

From offshore energy services, to global exploration and appraisal, NW Europe E&P, and onshore energy supply chains, we dig deeper, reach further, and join up previously unconnected information.

From the depth of our data to the insight from our industry experts, our commercial advisory to our quantitative techniques and databases – we insist on excellence in everything we do.

Westwood Global Energy Group is headquartered in Aberdeen and has offices in London, Houston and Singapore.

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David Linden
Head of Energy Transition