Victor Shum, Ph.D.

Vice President, IHS Energy


Dr. Victor Shum, Vice President of IHS Energy, leads the oil market and downstream energy consulting practice in Asia.   Print and TV media frequently interview Dr. Shum for his views on oil industry issues. His experience includes working with senior management teams on strategy, growth, acquisitions and operational issues. He has extensive on-the-ground project experience in China, India, Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia. Dr. Shum has nearly 30 years of commercial and management experience in the consulting and oil industries. Originally from Hong Kong, he relocated to Singapore from Houston in 1999. Since that time, he has led numerous client engagements for Fortune 500 companies, national oil companies and government agencies in the energy sector in Asia. Dr. Shum holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, Ill., U.S., and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., U.S.​