With an average tenure of over 20 years in the energy sector, clients depend on the deep experience and industry knowledge of our teams to drive change and achieve results within their organizations. Our professionals have served in key executive roles and as trusted advisors to many management teams of the leading companies within the energy industry.

David Mcilrath

    David McIlrath

    Managing Director/Member, Commodity Market Services

  • dmcilrath@wgconsulting.com

Industry Sectors

  • Integrated Oil Majors
  • Upstream Energy
  • Downstream Energy
  • Energy Shipping & Transportation (Land & Marine)
  • Energy Merchants
  • Physical Crude, Refined Products, Natural Gas, NGLs, & LNG

Area of Expertise

  • Project Management & Planning
  • Business Process Design & Improvement
  • Trading System Selection
  • System Interface Design
  • Physical & Financial Trading Processes
  • Market Risk, VaR Methodologies, Credit Risk & Performance Reporting
  • Contract & Confirmation Design
  • Inventory Management
  • Change Management & Training
  • Policies & Best Practices

Professional Experience

David McIlrath serves as a Managing Director/Member within the Commodity Market Services group at WG Consulting.  With over 15 years of experience in the energy industry, he currently provides Risk Advisory and system solutions by leading teams of subject matter experts with deep industry and consulting backgrounds. Systems of focus include: OpenLink Endur, OpenLink Right Angle, AspenTech IMOS, and ZEMA’s Market Analyzer, Data Manager, and Data Validation modules.  As a trading and risk management system implementation specialist, he has installed enterprise-wide deal capture, logistics, and risk management systems at oil majors and energy merchants located in the United States, London, and Singapore. David’s experience has focused on software selection, business process design and improvement, system design requirements gathering and gap analysis, functional system architecture, configuration design, integrated solution testing, end-user training, issue resolution, and project management. David has significant experience supporting clients with complex physical commodity trading and scheduling business activities. He has over 4 years of international consulting experience and helped establish and build a London office while serving a client on a long-term global consulting project. David has a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin with an emphasis in structural design and a Bachelor of Science with Highest Distinction in Civil Engineering from Purdue University.

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