David Macway has over 20 years experience in strategy and decision consulting, executive education, and major capital project risk analysis. He is recognized as a leader in the practical application of strategy and decision principles to a diverse set of industries and applications. He frequently facilitates senior executive planning retreats and holds seminars on strategy and decision making.
Dave’s current practice focuses on strategy and capital project management, with much of his work in the energy industry. Recent engagements include developing a strategy, portfolio management, and budgeting process for a large, independent oil and gas company; creating a cost and schedule risk management process for major capital investment projects at several energy clients; and creating an R&D portfolio management system for a consumer products company.
Much of Dave’s time is spent helping large energy clients analyze and manage cost and schedule risk associated with major capital projects, including many over $1 billion. These projects include some of the largest oil field developments, processing facilities (such as LNG, Gas-to-Liquids, refineries, and petrochemical complexes), power plants, and infrastructure investments in the world.
Dave has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Davis, and an MBA from Stanford University. He is a consulting lecturer in Stanford University’s Department of Management Sciences and Engineering.