Felipe Perez, a Research Director for Oil Markets, Midstream and Downstream Energy and Latin America Downstream Strategist at IHS Markit, focuses on the connectivity between North and Latin America refining sectors.
Mr. Perez has more than ten years of international consulting experience in the oil and gas industries, particularly Latin America. He is also responsible for US West Coast downstream research and analysis. His expertise includes assisting clients with operational performance improvement, market and configuration studies, as well as strategic initiatives. He has been a speaker and advisor to the main congresses and conferences in the region. Prior to joining IHS Markit, he was a senior executive consultant at KBC Advanced Technologies Inc., performing energy efficiency projects, on-site technical support for oil refineries and business development in Latin America. Mr. Perez holds a Chemical Engineering Bachelor of Science from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Master of Science from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. He is based in Los Angeles, California, US, and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.