Valentina joined Wood Mackenzie over 14 years ago and is a Director at Wood Mackenzie’s Corporate Research Group. Valentina has over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas and coal sectors. Her current focus is strategic, operational and financial analysis of leading global energy companies, including the European (Total, Eni) and Russian (Rosneft, Gazprom) Majors. She is a subject matter expert on the energy transition. Valentina’s other roles in Wood Mackenzie included project-management and delivery of multi-client studies and development and growth of new products and services. She advises senior leadership, both on corporate and country levels and is a regular speaker at industry events. Previously, Valentina worked as a Petroleum Engineer with Edinburgh Petroleum Services Ltd and Research Fellow in the Energy Group at the University of Edinburgh. She holds a BEng Honours Degree in Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London, and a PhD in Clean Coal Technology from the University of Edinburgh. She is an MBA (Finance) candidate at Durham University. Valentina is a Chartered Engineer (MIMechE C.Eng).