Alan Thomson

Senior Partner & Managing Director, Global Energy Practice Leader
The Boston Consulting Group

Afternoon Keynote

Alan Thomson is a Senior Partner and Managing Director in the Houston office of The Boston Consulting Group and is the global Energy Practice leader. He is a topic expert in oil and gas with significant domain experience in upstream, oil refining and petrochemicals.

Alan has over 30 years of energy industry experience with about 10 years each in Canada, SE Asia, and the United States. Before joining the firm, Mr. Thomson was partner in the international energy consulting firm of Purvin & Gertz. Alan is a professional chemical engineer with over eight years of practical experience in refinery and petrochemical manufacturing operations with Shell Canada and Nova Corporation.

He holds a BEng. Chemical Engineering, McMaster University at Hamilton, Ontario and is a very active person with passions for running, cycling, ice hockey and skiing. He has five children that keep him very busy with a diverse range of educational and personal interests. Alan travels extensively with his client agenda and PAL role and he loves to enjoy new places to visit and stay connected to the well-traveled locations around the world.