Nick Sharma

IHS Markit

Executive Director, Asia Pacific, Upstream Oil & Gas Insight

Nick Sharma, Executive Director, Asia Pacific, Upstream Oil & Gas Insight at IHS Markit. His focus is primarily geared toward strategy, new ventures, and policy support to a range of clients (NOCs, IOCS, independents, ministry, and regulators) within the APAC region. Over the past few years, Mr. Sharma has led multidisciplinary teams in developing comprehensive E&P growth strategies for NOCs since the oil price downturn, as well as led a number of policy/fiscal terms initiatives for ministry/regulators. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Mr. Sharma worked across the entire value chain of the upstream industry, from drilling to engineering design, as well as in an operations capacity for a period of ten years. He holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia, and a post-graduate degree in oil & gas engineering from the University of Western Australia.