Romain Debarre is Managing Director of the A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute. He comes with more than 20 years of experience in energy technologies and research, having led the former Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC) energy transition institute for four years.
With a deep technological understanding and passion for energy transition, Romain is recognized as a specialist who forges close ties between governments, companies, and academics to leverage technological opportunities and reduce carbon emissions.
Prior to joining SBC, Romain was a senior manager at PwC corporate finance. He also worked as an E&P project manager and a petroleum economist at the French Petroleum Institute (IFPEN), where he initially spent several years in R&D for Upstream Oil and Gas.
Romain holds a Ph.D. from the French Petroleum Institute (IFPEN) and an MBA from HEC in Paris.