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Wim Thomas


Wim is chief energy advisor at Shell and heads the Energy Analysis Team in Shell’s Global Scenario Group, which is part of the Corporate Strategy Department. Thomas has been a scenario practitioner for more than eight years. He and his team are responsible for worldwide energy analyses, long-term global energy scenarios. He advises Shell companies on a wide range of energy issues, including global supply and demand, regulations, energy policy, markets, pricing and industry structure. Thomas has been with the Shell group of companies for more than 25 years, with prior positions in drilling operations, subsurface reservoir management, and commercial and regulatory affairs in gas. He is a UK member to the World Petroleum Council and World Energy Council’s energy scenario group, and was chairman of the British Institute of Energy Economics in 2005. He holds a postgraduate degree in Maritime Technology, Delft University, The Netherlands.

Interviews with Wim Thomas
Wim Thomas on energy supply and demand