Partner, Head of McKinsey Energy Insights
James has over 20 years' experience in the energy sector and has expertise in offshore operations, due diligence, field development, and energy related private equity.
James leads McKinsey Energy Insights, rejoining McKinsey & Company in 2011 as founding partner. He has over 20 years' experience in the energy sector and brings expertise in offshore operations, due diligence, field development, and private equity to his role.
Before founding McKinsey Energy Insights, James was a director at private equity firm Energy Capital Group and investment director at 3i, a multinational private equity and venture capital company. He spent five years at McKinsey & Company as an Associate Principal after beginning his career as a field engineer at Shell E&P in the Netherlands and North Sea.
James holds a Master's degree in Engineering from Oxford University and an MBA with distinction from INSEAD and is a chartered mechanical engineer (CEng MIMechE).
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