Functional Skills

Business Planning

Sector Experience

Financial Services
Aerospace & Defense
Transportation & Logistics

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Big 3 Consulting (MBB)


Management Consulting
Momentum Development Corporation - President
01/2002 - Present
Develop transactions and grow businesses in the energy and natural resources sector, both in the USA and internationally. Provide advisory services to clients focused on risk management, wholesale commodity markets (physical and financial), structured finance, derivatives, mergers and acquisitions, operational performance improvement, and regulatory management. Clients include hedge funds, private equity firms, banks, and operating companies.

Tauber Oil Company - Advisory Board Member
01/2006 - Present
Serve as Advisory Board member for privately-held physical petroleum products trading company with over 200,000 barrels per day of movements and over $3 billion in annual revenues. Provide advice and oversight on corporate opportunities and performance, with particular focus on risk management and acquisitions.

Attorney at Law - Principal
01/2002 - Present
Legal practice focused on energy- and minerals-related transactions, including purchase and sale contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and capital investments. Perform due diligence for lenders and equity investors. Manage trusts and special-purpose entities.

Under contract to the World Bank, represented the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in negotiations for the second-largest unmined iron ore reserve in the world. Represent clients in Central Asia, West Africa, and other global venues.

Management Consulting
Task Force on Business and Stability Operations - Senior Commercial and Legal Advisor
11/2010 - 09/2013
Advised the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on marketing the nation's oil and gas resources. Led efforts for competitive tenders of exploration and production blocks.

Tender of Amu Darya Basin oil blocks in 2011 resulted in contract with an affiliate of CNPC that had a ten-year value to Afghanistan estimated at $4.8 billion. Tender of two blocks in Afghan-Tajik Basin with estimated 300 to 500 MMBOE of resources resulted in contract with consortium.

Management Consulting
McKinsey & Company - Associate Principal
03/1995 - 12/2001
Led teams and advised senior managers in the energy and chemicals sectors. Subject matter expert on wholesale energy markets, commodities markets, and associated derivatives. Clients included many of the largest energy companies and financial institutions in the world, as well as several well-known commodity trading houses.

I continue to serve as an external Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company's energy practice and as a faculty member for McKinsey's internal training programs.