What question or industry issue are you most looking forward to hearing about at the World Energy Capital Assembly (WECA)?
Has the industry been under-investing in capital/labour, and if so, what strategies are being employed to ensure appropriate returns?
You’ll be sitting on the Fund Managers panel at WECA. Are you bullish, bearish or uncertain about the outlook for oil and gas going into 2019?
Bullish (energy equities), neutral (energy prices)
In your tenure at BlackRock so far, what has been the greatest challenge you have faced?
Having only just completed my first year ask me again in a years’ time!
What are three things left on your bucket list?
Climb all 283 Scottish Munros with my kids (mountains in excess of 3,000ft);
Scuba dive beneath the Antarctic ice;
Write a best-selling book
About Mark Hume
Mark Hume, Director and Portfolio Manager, covers the energy sector and co-manages the Natural Resources team’s all-cap energy funds, including the BGF World Energy Fund. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2017, Mr Hume was an energy portfolio manager at Colonial First State Global Asset Management. He had previously worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, JP Morgan and Wood Mackenzie as a senior equities analyst covering large-cap energy stocks. Mr Hume holds a MEng in Petroleum Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, and a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Edinburgh.
Mark Hume will be presenting on the Fund Managers panel at the Oil & Gas Council’s upcoming 10th World Energy Capital Assembly (WECA) in London, 3-4 December 2018.