VP Chemicals & Oil Markets at Wood Mackenzie
Mr. Alan Gelder is VP, Chemicals and Oil Markets at Wood Mackenzie. In the role he is responsible for formulating Wood Mackenzie’s research outlook and integrated cross-sector perspectives on the global downstream sector.
Mr. Gelder joined Wood Mackenzie’s Downstream Consulting team in 2005 and later managed assignments all over the world. As a consultant he focused on major transactions (projects and Mergers and Acquisitions) and their alignment with key success factors for industry players and third parties.
After a highly successful career with the Downstream Consulting team, he transitioned into his current research-based role, relocating from Houston to London in the process. Prior to becoming an industry consultant, he worked for ExxonMobil in a variety of project planning and technical process design roles. Mr. Gelder holds an MSc in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London and an MBA from Henley Management College.