Alister Morrison

Senior Director & Head of Physical Sciences

Alister joined UniQuest in 2018 and manages the Physical Sciences Commercialisation Team.

Alister is a senior management professional with over twenty years of strategic international experience. He has held senior career roles in mergers and acquisitions, economics, business development, strategy, planning and technical asset development with Gulf Keystone Petroleum and Pioneer Natural Resources. He has also spent time with strategy and technology management consultancy, Arthur D. Little (ADL) and energy research firm, Wood Mackenzie, and was earlier a research and international operations geophysicist.

Alister’s international experience includes Europe, Australia, USA, Middle East, Africa and Asia.

He remains committed to innovation and economic development, particularly in developing countries and regions, and generating commercial returns for investors through shared, sustainable public-private partnerships.

Alister holds a BSc (Hons) in Geology and an MSc in Applied Geophysics, both from the University of Birmingham, UK. He is also a certified PRINCE2 Project Management Practitioner, a Fellowship Member of The Geological Society of London, a Professional Member of The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and an active member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).


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