Martin leads the Wood Mackansie Corporate and M&A Team, as well as its associated offerings. He became Head of Corporate Analysis in 2016, overseeing research coverage of the world’s biggest oil and gas companies - from supermajors to NOCs and focused E&Ps. Martin joined Wood Mackenzie in 2008 as an analyst in the Europe Upstream Team. After managing the UK and Southern Europe divisions, he led the Sub-Sahara Africa Team and our research on the region's upstream industry, as well as the fiscal, LNG and unconventional sectors. He has also worked on and led many consultancy projects involving upstream and gas issues in both Europe and Africa, including valuation, strategy development, fiscal benchmarking and advisory work, as well as new country entry. Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Martin spent five years with Shell in the UK North Sea and Russia as a Petroleum Engineer. He worked on major greenfield projects in both the UK and Russia, as well as part of the planning group. In addition, Martin was part of Shell’s team working on the divestment of asset packages in the North Sea.