Writing for corporate decision support

Are you looking for a corporate copywriter who’s stood where you are? I’ve spent years in major corporations, working primarily in business development. Winning minds, hearts and, ultimately, millions of dollars of cash for deals and operations, was all in a day’s work.

Commercial Specialist, Independent American Multinational Oil Co.

2008 – 2010

Operated commercial contracts for a range of producing assets in Azerbaijan, Norway and UK. Managed gas operations for all Norwegian assets, negotiating gas sale and purchase agreements, transportation and dispatch service agreements.

Executive Assistant to Group Vice President, Access and Exploration, Super Multinational Oil Co.

2007 – 2008

Assisted with all levels of GVP interaction with group, including regular contact with E&P CEO and Group CEO’s offices and rest of E&P senior leadership team.

Competitor Strategy Adviser, E&P Access and Exploration, Super Multinational Oil Co.

2004 – 2007

Working as commercial lead in business development team, characterized global unconventional gas business potential. Contributed to strategy, marketing and competitor analysis for access bids for a range of renewal opportunities. Analyzed competitors’ business development activity and authored white papers for group- wide communication on evolving trends.

Commercial Analyst, Northern Europe Gas and Power Business Development, Super Multinational Oil Co.

2003 – 2004

Working with gas trading bench, carried out commercial evaluations to support decision-making for a variety of business development opportunities.

Finance Adviser, Global Business Centre Treasury, Super Multinational Oil Co.

2002 – 2003

Finance Manager for two business units: aligned businesses with Group Finance policy and guided the delivery and content of decision support memoranda. Company lead in financial closings for ship deliveries into leasing structures.

Commercial Analyst, Sakhalin Performance Unit, Super Multinational Oil Co.


Economic modelling of Sakhalin prospectivity to evaluate impact of partner financing in support of negotiations with Russian Oil Co.

Technical Assistant, Independent American Multinational Oil Co.

1998 – 1999

Geological and geophysical studies of North Sea data, and data room support.