Muqsit Ashraf


Senior Managing Director, Lead – Energy Industry Sector

Muqsit Ashraf leads Accenture’s Global Energy Industry practice. This sector, which is essential for human development and prosperity, faces massive disruption. As the industry seeks to concurrently solve for sustainability, availability, and competitiveness, companies need to reinvent and restructure their businesses. With 20+ years’ experience in this sector, Muqsit guides the vision and strategy of the practice, manages the client portfolio, and supports a network of alliance partners. He also serves on Accenture’s Global Leadership Council. Muqsit has extensive experience across the energy value chain, advising and partnering with global energy leaders. He has worked with most of the large international and national oil companies, oil field and energy service companies, and independents. Among others, he has helped them redefine business strategy, lead large scale transformation programs, and drive innovation. He is recognized for his insight into the macro energy landscape, the potential future and reinvention of the industry, and the role of technology and innovation in enabling the industry transformation and growth. He leads Accenture’s energy industry think tank relationships (World Economic Forum, World Energy Council), speaks regularly at major industry events, and is frequently quoted as expert source in leading publications. He believes the future of the energy sector is not yet written, and is personally and professionally committed to helping to create a responsible, sustainable, and competitive energy future for clients and for the world. Muqsit has a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, and a Master's in Business Administration from Yale University.

Sessions With Muqsit Ashraf

Wednesday, 9 March

  • 02:25pm - 03:05pm (CST) / 09/mar/2022 08:25 pm - 09/mar/2022 09:05 pm

    Delivering on Methane

    Panel Gas & LNG

    At COP26, 105 countries pledged to reduce their methane emissions by 30% relative to emissions in 2020. Those pledges must be underpinned by actionable industry commitments on how to curb methane emissions. Can oil and gas companies translate these national commitments into operational milestones and reductions? What technology and infrastructure developments are critical to make these reductions viable?