Richard Ward

McK. O&G expert on Digital,
Mckinsey & Company

Richard Ward is a senior expert with McKinsey and Company in Houston. With more than 25 years of experience in the use of Information Technology in the Oil and Gas industry, Richard works with a diverse range of clients across the sector, where he focuses on the transformational benefits of information technology in the oil and gas industry. 

 Within this realm, Richard is a thought leader in the domains of:

  • Digital Oilfield – Automation, Remote Operations, Optimization, 4D
  • Big Data Big Analytics – Maintenance, Production, Seismic
  • Post-Merger Technical Data Issues -  Field and well data

Prior to joining McKinsey, Richard was co-founder and President of a cloud-based oil & gas engineering consultancy, and the acting Chief Innovation Officer for IHS, the world’s leading energy information and research firm. 

United Kingdom

T: +44 20 7384 8056
Bedford House
69-71 Fulham High Street


T: +65 6590 3978
78 Shenton Way

Houston - USA

T: +1 713 353 4633
Two Allen Center, 1200 Smith Street, Floor 16, Suite 6061

Houston, TX, 77002


Lagos - Nigeria

T: +44 787 550 6366
No. 92 Oduduwa Crescent,
G.R.A., Ikeja
Lagos State

South Africa

+27 21 001 3884
Great Westerford
Corner Main Rd & Dean Street
Newlands 7700
Cape Town