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Chris Holmes
Vice President - Global Gas & LNG Consulting, IHS Markit
Chris Holmes, Vice-President, leads IHS Markit's Global Gas and LNG Consulting team

With nearly 40 years of international energy industry experience, of which 30 years have been spent in the natural gas and LNG industry, Chris has managed and worked on a diverse range of projects along the natural gas and LNG value chain for clients around the world. His industry experience includes the provision of advisory support on asset acquisition and divestment, acting as independent market consultant for financial institutions, provision of expert testimony and development of business strategies. Chris has widespread and diverse industry experience having been involved in assignments that have included analysis of natural gas, power and LNG market fundamentals and pricing, development of gas industry regulations and commercial negotiation support. Geographically, he has worked on assignments for clients in Europe, the Former Soviet Union, North and Sub-Sahara Africa, Asia, South America and the Middle East.

Chris joined IHS Markit through its acquisition of Purvin & Gertz Inc in 2011 where he was Vice President having joined Purvin & Gertz in 1999. Previously he spent ten years with international energy advisors Gaffney, Cline and Associates (GCA) during which time he was based in their UK and Singapore offices. Prior to joining GCA, Chris worked for a number of years with Amoco (UK) Ltd, initially as a Process Engineer at its Milford Haven oil refinery and then as a Refined Product Trader. Chris graduated from the University of Birmingham with an honours degree in Chemical Engineering.

Industry expertise
Oil & Gas Upstream
Oil Markets, Midstream, and Downstream
Climate and Sustainability
Chemical Process Technology
Areas of interest
Market Analysis & Forecasts
Natural Gas / LNG Markets
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
Regional focus
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