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Joseph Wilkinson

Managing Director

Joseph Wilkinson has more than thirty years of advisory and energy industry experience for domestic and international projects.

He has served as an expert witness, arbitrator, and business advisor for the oil and gas, petrochemical, pipeline, and oil services industries. He has performed analyses related to litigation, bankruptcy, arbitration, mergers, post-acquisition disputes, business and asset valuations, and contract disputes for companies of all sizes and internationally. He has been involved in the planning, evaluation, and building of numerous energy and chemical facilities. In addition, he has participated in numerous financings and merger transactions, providing planning, evaluation, due diligence, and fraud reviews.

Mr. Wilkinson’s experience has been in projects based in Australia, Trinidad, Puerto Rico, England, Morocco, Italy, Russia, Romania, Venezuela, France, Canada, United States, Mexico, and Panama. Besides oil and natural gas, he has experience in phosphates, trona, gold, copper, coal, and related chemical facilities based on these natural resources. He has led teams in dispute resolution, participated in negotiations with governments for natural gas based plants, and testified in The Hague concerning the value of oil and gas reserves in an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes proceeding.

Employment History

Econ One
Managing director
2009 – 2010

Huron Consulting
Managing director
2007 – 2009

Deloitte Financial Advisory Services
Director, Forensic and Dispute Consulting
1997 – 2007

Manager, Oil and Gas investment fund
1992 – 1997

Williams McKay
Vice president, Corporate Finance
1991 – 1992

Windham Capital
Vice president, Corporate Finance
1989 – 1991

Granada Corporation
Director of Finance and Treasury
1987 – 1989

Tennessee Gas Transmission
Director of finance and treasury

Director of Finance and Treasury, Strategic Planning manager, pipelines, chemicals and minerals
1977 – 1984

Professional Affiliations

Independent Petroleum Association of America

Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship
Board member

The Institute for Energy Law
Advisory board


Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

Areas of Expertise


Northwestern University
MBA, Management/Accounting, Finance and Marketing, 1977 (Kellogg Graduate School of Management)
MS and BA, Chemistry, 1974 (four-year honors program)


Phi Eta Sigma and Phi Lambda Upsilon honor societies
Northwestern University, 1974