Matt Wilks is an Expert in oil and gas commercial contracts, joint ventures, commercial operations and asset management which he applies as part of International Arbitration proceedings.


Mr Matt Wilks’s expertise stems from his experience as a C-Suite Executive and Board Director with thirty-four years international experience in the global oil & gas industry, spanning all segments of the energy value chain; including Exploration & Production, LNG, natural gas pipeline transportation, power generation and project financing. He has held CCO and General Manager responsibility for international asset management and joint venture operations. As an experienced business developer and expert negotiator with proven ability to originate, negotiate and close politically complex transactions he has been responsible for the negotiation of multiple natural gas and crude oil transactions around the world.

He was the Chief Commercial Officer for Maersk Oil, East Africa Country Manager for BG Group and has held senior commercial & operational roles with ConocoPhillips, Conoco, Premier Oil, Amoco and BP.

He holds degrees in Physical Sciences and a Tripartite in Maths, Physics and Chemistry.