Mike joined Carbon Tracker in 2019, and now leads the Oil, Gas and Mining research team, focusing on developing metrics and tools to enable investors to assess oil and gas company transition risk and climate-alignment. Key outputs include Managing Peak Oil and Paris Maligned on risk/alignment alongside reports on company climate/emissions ambitions in Balancing the Budget and the Absolute Impact series. Other research themes include broader financial system implications and executive remuneration.
Prior to joining Carbon Tracker, Mike worked as a geologist for BP for 10 years on projects across the Upstream value chain, from access to development. Mike has experience working in petroleum basins across the world, including time spent working in Norway, with expertise in unconventional exploration and in leading technical project teams.
Mike has an MA and MSci in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge and is a Chartered Geologist (CGeol).