MBA, Cranfield School of Management (1990)
MA in Engineering, Downing College, Cambridge (1981)
The Course Director is a Principal Economist at Robertson (UK). From 2004 to 2013 he worked as an Independent Petroleum Economist engaging in all aspects of petroleum economics including commercial evaluations, transaction support, economic / financial modelling, cost estimating and budgeting / forecasting. Projects evaluated have comprised onshore and offshore oil & gas fields, shale gas, FPSO investments, gas storage, carbon capture, pipelines, oil field rehabilitation, and refinery construction.
Clients have included: Petrofac (FTSE 100 Oil Services Group); Senergy (Energy Services Company) ; RPS Energy plc (International Energy Consultants) CPR valuations and reserve audits for UK onshore, Angola, Algeria, China, Gabon, Morocco, Tunisia, Russia and Kurdistan. Mitsui economic evaluation of oil/gas fields offshore in West Africa; Granby Oil & Gas economics for UK exploration portfolio; Marubeni Corporation - acquisition support and commercial evaluation of assets offshore UK, Denmark, Holland, Qatar, Kurdistan, Equatorial Guinea and Mauritania and Sumitomo Corporation detailed commercial evaluations and bid support for assets in the UK and the Far East.
Early in his career the Course Director was a Project Engineer at Doris Engineering SA; Senior Consultant at ODE Ltd and Director/Petroleum Economist at Indeva Energy Consultants Ltd.
He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)