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The senior team of Channoil consists of Charles Daly, Dermot Campbell, Mark Waddington, Zoe Young and Steve Roberts. Most members of the team have between 30 and 40 years’ experience in all aspects of the downstream oil business, gained working for major oil companies and financial advisory service providers. Their careers include extensive experience in operating businesses and oil facilities across the world, from Europe and North America, to the Middle East, the Far East and Africa.

Supporting the senior management is a highly skilled team of associate energy consultants – professional individuals with specialist knowledge of the international oil industry. This highly effective blend of in-house and external resources means our clients are assured of receiving comprehensive coverage of all areas of the midstream and downstream oil and gas business.

Senior Team

Charles Daly - Chairman - Independant Oil Consultant
Charles Daly

Areas of Expertise:
  • Experienced oil executive with extensive knowledge of supply, refining and trading issue
  • Has geographic coverage of Europe, FSU, the Mediterranean and the Middle East
  • Over 50 years in the oil markets. Founder member of IPE, Channoil Broking and Channoil Consulting
  • Lectured worldwide on a number of subjects
  • Specialist in heavy fuels and marine bunkers consulting
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Dermot Campbell - Downstream Oil Consultant
Dermot Campbell
Chief Executive Officer

Areas of Expertise:
  • Expertise in Downstream oil strategy and pricing
  • Oil commercial and finance expert
  • Advising African Governments on pricing, regulatory and supply chain including LPG
  • Market studies: oil products, LPG and Retail service station networks.
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Mark Waddington
Associate Director

Areas of Expertise:
  • Senior downstream oil commercial, strategy and project manager
  • UK and European B2B fuels marketing expert
  • Advice on conventional fuels, biofuels and renewables value chain
  • Market entry, business portfolio and supply chain development
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Steven Roberts - Senior Oil Consultant, Marine Bunkers Consulting
Steven Roberts
Senior Consultant

Areas of Expertise:
  • Oil Masterplanning, infrastructure and strategy development
  • M&A: Downstream oil asset evaluation. Commercial due diligence, negotiation and contracting advice
  • Oil trading and supply chain analysis. Managing Price Risk.
  • Marine bunkers - IMO 2020 - change and opportunity
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Zoe Young - Senior Oil & Gas Consultant, Crude Oil Valuation Consultant
Zoe Young
Senior Consultant

Areas of Expertise:
  • Expertise in refining, oil feasibility studies (refineries and terminals), due diligence, valuations and techno-economic studies
  • Market studies: oil products, petrochemicals and gas/LNG
  • Pricing studies and crude oil valuation
  • Expert witness reports
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Kirsten Dibley - Account & Office Manager
Kirsten Dibley
Accounts & Office Manager


Associate Team

Vincent Couffon - Downstream Oil Consultant
Vincent Couffon
Downstream Commercial and Retail

Areas of Expertise:
  • Market and portfolio analysis, including regulatory reviews
  • Downstream expert - origination, supply, wholesale, aviation and retail businesses
  • M&A business lead and investment economics
  • Joint venture expert - local and international partnerships
  • Risk management
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Chris Brown - Downstream Oil Consultant, Refinery Consultant & Expert Witness
Chris Brown
Downstream Oil Commercial, Refining and Technical Specialist

Areas of Expertise:
  • Refining operations and economics
  • Oil storage and distribution analysis
  • Investment appraisal and transaction support
  • Expert witness and litigation support
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Christos Reveliotis - Downstream and Renewable Energy Specialist
Christos Reveliotis
Downstream & Renewable Energy Specialist

Areas of Expertise:
  • Downstream oil and renewable energy including the electricity power sector
  • Energy transition expert, especially its interface with the oil sector
  • Ran a renewable energy company with investments in solar, wind and biogas assets
  • Commodities trading, marine fuels and lubricants marketing, fuel supply chain optimisation, corporate strategy and commercial lubricants
  • Extensive consulting experience
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Alan Fisher - Petrochemical Consultant
Alan Fisher

Areas of Expertise:
  • 30+ year experience in the petrochemical industries including extensive times with majors such as BASF and Exxon
  • 20+ years in sales & marketing into the petrochemical and petroleum industries
  • Extensive international experience including two extended overseas roles in Singapore and North America
  • 5+ years of petrochemicals and catalysis training
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Leon Haywood - Crude oil & risk management consulting
Leon Haywood
Supply and Trading

Areas of Expertise:
  • Crude & product trading expert
  • 30+ years' experience in Middle East and Africa
  • Supply chain, pricing expertise
  • Risk management skills.
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Glyn Johnson - Petrochemicals Strategy, Technical & Commercial Due Diligence
Glyn Johnson
Petrochemicals Strategy, Technical & Commercial Due Diligence

Areas of Expertise:
  • Recognised expert in petrochemicals, commodity and speciality polymers, fertilisers
  • Currently engaged in project progress monitoring in areas as diverse as polyolefins in FSU and chloralkali/vinyls in North Africa
  • Recently developed a petrochemical strategy roadmap for the Government of Ethiopia
  • Lenders' technical/commercial consultant in projects ranging from major European JVs to cracker/downstream development in KSA and potential acquisition of cracker complex in Gujarat, India
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Richard Johnstone - Crude oil marketing & valuation consultant
Richard Johnstone
Training, Supply and Trading, Contracts

Areas of Expertise:
  • Crude oil & petroleum product marketing, purchasing and trading
  • Negotiation and drafting of crude oil & product sales/purchase contracts
  • Advising on commercial aspects of crude oil & product sales and purchases
  • Training in all aspects of international oil markets, supply and trading
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Leen Kok - Oil Terminal Consultant
Leen Kok
Technical and Operational, Terminals

Areas of Expertise:
  • Terminal automation & practical design reviews
  • Commissioning and startup
  • Inspection during construction
  • Operational procedures and organization
  • Site inspections/reporting
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Andy Mills - Oil and gas trading consultant and trainer
Andy Mills
Highly Experienced Commodity Trading and Risk Management Professional

Areas of Expertise:
  • Over 25 years' experience in trading and risk managing a wide range of commodities including energy, agriculture, petrochemicals and metals
  • Consulted widely on risk management set up, strategy and policy
  • Advised on all aspects of physical trading and logistics
  • Training and coaching across a wide range of organisations
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Ian Peddie - Downstream Oil Consultant
Ian Peddie
African Downstream Value Chain

Areas of Expertise:
  • Reviewing existing and developing new value chain structures
  • Design and implementation of regulated pricing models
  • Expert knowledge of petroleum retail business structures and processes
  • Advanced understanding of storage and distribution business models
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Jacqui Rogers - Human Resources Professional
Jacqui Rogers
Human Resources Professional

Areas of Expertise:
  • Extensive experience in providing comprehensive human resources and strategic advice
  • From recruitment, talent management trough to coaching and mentoring
  • CIPD Fellow with extensive global HR expertise at senior management level
  • M&A experience across range of management activities
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Mark Rosling - International Energy Consultant specialising in retail marketing
Mark Rosling
International Retail Service Station Business

Areas of Expertise:
  • Extensive international experience in retail
  • Understanding of the strategic issues facing the retail business
  • Specialist skills in new market entry as well as optimisation of existing networks
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Remko Schulte - oil consultant and trainer
Remko Schulte
Health, Safety and Environment

Areas of Expertise:
  • Health, Safety and Environmental professional specialising in:
  • Due diligences
  • Risk assessments
  • Audits
  • Training
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George Tatham - Oil and Gas Consultant including Sales, marketing and distribution advisory services
George Tatham
LPG and Africa

Areas of Expertise:
  • Practical business development Strategy with an emphasis on the oil industry and particularly LPGas
  • Sales, marketing and distribution including market analysis and designing of channels to market
  • Infrastructure development feasibility
  • Regulation and pricing policy
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Ruud van Stralen - Oil & Chemical Storage Consultant
Ruud van Stralen
Commercial Storage Professional

Areas of Expertise:
  • Crude oil, petroleum product, chemicals storage and trends
  • New business development tankstorage and ports
  • Tank terminal and port management.
  • Pricing/evaluation of storage rates and capacities
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John Unsworth - International Energy Consultant
John Unsworth
Technical Fuels Expert

Areas of Expertise:
  • Formerly Technical manager for Shell's Global Fuels marketing
  • Internationally-recognised expert on fuel product quality & on its impact on performance and emissions, plus related technical advocacy
  • Successfully introduced many technology changes in the Fuels business end-to-end
  • Fuel additives expert
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Tom Fox - Biofuels  Specialist
Tom Fox
Biofuels Specialist

Areas of Expertise:
  • Biofuels including ethanol, biodiesel, and advanced, methanol, carbon, power and natural gas
  • Origination, strategy, financial and market analysis, contract structuring, commodity trading and agreement negotiation in renewable commodity markets
  • Pricing analysis and risk management
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