Zac has in excess of 25 years’ experience in oil and gas and finance, working for companies such as BP, Chevron, Merrill Lynch and ING Barings, where he undertook finance or finance related roles. Given his Chemical Engineering degree and PhD, Zac’s career has focused on the economics of investment, and its assessment, on a range of projects from process change implementation, to operating plants and companies.
Zac’s extensive Oil and gas financial and technical experience has ably lent itself to the valuation of exploration and producing Oil and gas assets, especially where complex financial structures define companies’ access to the economic benefits of ownership. Latterly, Zac was the CFO to Dubai World’s oil and gas business (DB Petroleum), with responsibility for risk management, valuation and the authoring of investment proposals. During this time, Zac valued in excess of 165 transactions with a combined transaction value of in excess of $60bn.
Zac has an Honours Degree in Chemical Engineering from Wales and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Bath University. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Association of Petroleum Geologists and Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.