The Team

Malcolm Graham-WoodJames Pinner

Malcolm Graham Wood

Malcolm Graham-Wood

Founding Partner

Malcolm has a long and distinguished career in the oil and gas sector, building extensive institutional and corporate relationships over more than 30 years in the City. Malcolm began his financial career as a financial analyst at Wood Mackenzie in Edinburgh which was followed by twelve years with James Capel, which became the No. 1 rated Extel team within two years of Malcolm joining. Malcolm moved into specialist oil and gas sales and has previously worked at Williams De Broe, Teather & Greenwood, Noble Group and Westhouse, giving Malcolm extensive access to investors across the UK and in Europe. Malcolm’s career includes previously advising the UK Government on a number of privatisation issues as well as advising and assisting companies on IPO activities and follow-up fund raising.

Over his career, Malcolm’s in-depth and forthright analysis, combined with his breadth and depth of general market experience has made Malcolm a highly sought after and widely read analyst, regularly appearing on major financial television channels, on radio and quoted in the financial press. As an analyst, Malcolm is highly ranked in terms of readership by institutional investors.

Malcolm now specialises in providing independent strategic advice to boards and management teams, devising investor relations programmes and providing investor relations services (including preparing roadshows, providing local support or representing a client) especially for overseas based London quoted companies. Malcolm has also served as a director of a number of companies over his career and is available as a non-executive director as and when required. Malcolm’s high profile career and broad ranging network also provides him with unparalleled access and regular contact with institutional investors and retail investor groups which he can leverage as part of an investor relations programme or to provide strong market insight to boards and management teams with regard to potential transactions.

Malcolm is based in London and is a regular visitor to Europe, the US and Africa.

Malcolm is also author of the highly regarded and read Malcy’s Blog.

Contact details

E: via the contact form

M : 07590 400 863

Skype: malcolmgrahamwood

James Pinner

James Pinner

Founding Partner

After graduating from Leeds University, James qualified as a chartered accountant and spent the early part of his career performing due diligence and advising small and medium companies across a range of finance areas. After leaving Ernst and Young, James moved into investment banking where he has worked for a number of years focusing on the Emerging Markets and on the Energy and Natural Resources sectors. James has a particular interest in unconventional gas and in particular UK shale gas and CBM.

James has an in-depth knowledge of corporate finance, particularly in the London market, and has worked on a wider range of A&D and M&A transactions, farm outs and alternative financing transactions. James has worked on a number of dual listing transactions and has worked on transactions on the NASDAQ, TSX, AIM and Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and James is Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

James is based in New Zealand and is a regular visitor to Europe, Australia and South East Asia.