Executive Director, Upstream Energy Consulting, IHS Markit
Dr. Jim Thomas, executive director of Upstream Energy at IHS
Markit, manages the regulatory consulting practice.
Dr. Thomas brings more than 20 years of experience in environmental
and regulatory management in the energy sector to his focus on
international business development, project execution and staff
development. Prior to joining IHS in 1999, he was a senior
consultant with Petroconsultants, an environmental manager with
Atkins Environment with secondment on a part-time basis to the UK
Environment Agency. Prior to this, he was a technical geochemical
analyst with BP. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the
University of Leeds, UK, and a Ph.D. in Organic Geochemistry from
the University of Bristol, UK. He is a Fellow of the Geological
Society and a member of the AIPN.