David is a London-based Partner in Oliver Wyman’s Energy practice, leading the practice’s efforts related to climate and sustainability. He is an experienced Management Consultant and Industry Expert, having previously worked for Oliver Wyman for 12 years before embarking on a career spanning 10 years and various Executive roles at BP. These included Chief Risk Officer of the trading business, Head of International Gas (spanning gas, power and LNG) and Head of Integrated Gas and Power, focused on developing low to no carbon downstream businesses.
People need oil and gas for many decades to come, but the future viability of it in a net-zero context requires CCS at scale. If you’re making investments of shareholders’ money in the energy space, this would [currently] be bottom ranking in your return profile.