Patrick Leach has thirty years of experience in the energy industry, primarily in upstream oil & gas. He is a Principal with Decision Strategies, Inc., a leading management consulting firm in that industry. Mr. Leach has also been an independent consultant and worked for Texaco as a geophysicist, partner & government coordinator, and portfolio manager. He has lived and worked all over the world, from New Orleans to Sumatra to Aberdeen. Mr. Leach is the author of Why Can't You Just Give Me the Number? - An executive's guide to using probabilistic thinking to manage risk and to make better decisions.
Mr. Leach has a B. S. degree from the University of Rochester and an MBA from the University of Houston. He is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Decision Analysis Affinity Group, and INFORMS.