Tom Choi is a noted international natural gas economist and strategist who provides a global perspective on energy economics and market fundamentals.

During his almost thirty-year career in management consulting, he has advised senior management in client organizations on making strategic decisions in the face of risk and uncertainty. He has worked with clients including international energy companies, local utilities, midstream and upstream players, investment banks/private equity firms, and governmental agencies.

Mr. Choi provided testimony before a Congressional subcommittee examining US liquefied natural gas export policy. He has been quoted in publications including Forbes, Financial Times, World Oil, Energy Journal, Houston Chronicle, Platts, National Public Radio, Natural Gas Intelligence, and Oil & Gas Journal.

Employment History

McKinsey & Company
Senior advisor

Deloitte MarketPoint
National practice leader, Natural Gas
2011 – 2015

Altos Management Partners
Senior principal
2002 – 2011

Independent consultant
1996 – 2002

Decision Focus Incorporated
Senior associate
1986 – 1996

Professional Affiliations

US Association of Energy Economics
National capital-area chapter member

Community/Civic Involvement

Habitat for Humanity

Areas of Expertise


Stanford University
MS, Engineering-Economic Systems, 1986

University of California, Los Angeles
BA, Economics, 1979