Westwood Global Energy has appointed David Linden to its newly created role of Head of Energy Transition.
Mr Linden joins from energy consultants Wood Mackenzie where he was a director within the company’s energy transition consulting division.
The announcement coincides with the firm’s commitment to help oil and gas companies successfully move away from hydrocarbons.
At Westwood Mr Linden will be responsible for defining and implementing the firms energy transition offering for the oil and gas, power and renewables sectors.
Dominic Ferry, chief executive of Westwood, said: “The energy transition is changing the very fabric of the energy sector, and as market specialists we are dedicated to offering the data and intelligence to help clients adapt. Businesses are facing new challenges to how they operate.
“Without robust data and intelligence, it becomes even more difficult to navigate this change successfully. That’s why we are committing to continuing to provide the energy industry with the insight they’ve come to know Westwood for.”
Linden adds: “This is an incredibly exciting time for the global energy industry. The decarbonisation and transformation of the energy system is both a huge challenge and opportunity for all stakeholders.
“I look forward to working with my new colleagues to build on the outstanding work Westwood has been doing to provide quality, unique and actionable data and insight for the energy industry.”
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