David is an engineer with over 30 years’ experience in the Energy sector. His bias is towards the technical, economic, and commercial aspects of the hydrocarbon and power value chain and is also an expert energy trainer. He has undertaken long-term project assignments in China, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, North America and the UK, including engineering and consultancy projects throughout the world.
David advises Governments and companies (public and private) on the technical, commercial and economic aspects of energy markets in Africa, Europe, Far and Middle East and North America. Recent consultancy projects have addressed the viability of renewable energy projects in Nigeria including solar energy and waste to power. He also played a lead role in the pre-privatisation studies for the divestment of GenCos and DisCos in Nigeria. He was the lead consultant to the Ministry of Petroleum on LPG and Refining, and is the author of the “Future of Nigerian refining”.
Previously, David was Vice President Growth Markets for Invensys, Senior Vice President Advantica (the former research and development arm of British Gas), and Sales Director for Bristol Babcock. He speaks English and Arabic.