Andrew has over 30+ years’ experience in the upstream oil and gas industry with most of that time spent in emerging markets. Andy advises an African private equity group (Helios) and sits on the boards of several public and private companies in addition to running his own advisory business.
Andy was the former global Head of Oil & Gas M&A and Project Finance for Standard Chartered Bank between 2004 and 2011. Prior to that Andy joined the trading and derivatives desk of Standard Bank of South Africa.
Andy was a founding Vice President of Shell Capital which provided equity and mezzanine capital to small independent producers in emerging markets.
Andrew started his career in the North Sea as a Petroleum Reservoir Engineer with Shell and spent 18 years in various exploration & production postings in the Netherlands, Somalia, New Zealand and Syria. He holds an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College London.