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2020 Speakers

Gavin Thompson

Head of Asia Pacific Research Wood Mackenzie


Gavin joined Wood Mackenzie in 1997, managing the company's Asia Pacific Energy Markets team from 2000-2003. Between 2003 and 2014 Gavin was based in Beijing managing Wood Mackenzie’s China content. During this time he worked on a range of projects with domestic and international energy companies including the development of international growth strategies, upstream opportunity screening, LNG project evaluation, Chinese provincial gas price forecasting, analysis of the Chinese CBM market, and the influence of China on Pacific Basin gas markets and pricing. Gavin relocated to Wood Mackenzie’s Tokyo office in January 2014 to head Wood Mackenzie’s gas and power research across North East Asia.

In February 2016 Gavin returned to Wood Mackenzie’s Beijing office to lead the overall commodity coverage on China.