PhD in Engineering, University of Texas, Austin. International leadership experience in a diverse array of energy fields spanning strategy development, business planning, field operations and technology commercialization. Leadership in solar energy development as well as oil and gas. Formerly, with BP for over 20 years in operational, business, technical and strategic roles around the world. Previously Senior Vice-President, Research and Analysis, and Senior Vice-President, Energy Insight at IHS. Responsible for energy-wide content development in areas including scenarios, models and climate change. Leading executive relationships as Chief Energy Strategist.