Victor Shum, Ph.D.

Vice President, Energy Consulting, IHS Markit


Dr. Victor Shum, vice president of Energy Consulting at IHS Markit, leads the oil market, mid and downstream 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 solutions. He has extensive on-the-ground project experience in China, India, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia. Dr. Shum has more than 30 years of commercial and management experience in the consulting and oil industries. He has led numerous client engagements for Fortune 500 companies, national oil companies and government agencies in the energy sector in Asia. Originally from Hong Kong, he relocated to Singapore from Houston in 1999. Dr. Shum studied in the United States and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Northwestern University.​