Walter Pesenti is a Managing Director in Berkeley Research Group’s Energy Practice. His focus is on leading Berkeley Research Group’s energy and oil and gas prominence across all industry sectors, with a particular focus on operational excellence, asset management, and capital projects programs that sustainably drive bottom-line impact for our clients. Walter has worked extensively across the globe with downstream, chemicals, and upstream companies assessing, developing, and implementing a plethora of capital projects, asset management and operations transformations, which resulted in greatly reducing risk exposure and savings, ranging from $50 million/year up to $1,400 million/year. He has firsthand experience in management and budgetary responsibility for projects to include capital projects, turnarounds, operations and maintenance in excess of $ 2,300 million. Walter was instrumental in developing, implementing and managing Operations Integrity Management System and Global Reliability System at 2 global integrated oil companies. Prior to joining Berkeley Research Group, Walter spent 30 + years in downstream and petrochemicals with ExxonMobil, Shell, BP, and a big 4 consulting firm, where he acquired deep industry knowledge, holding leadership positions in capital projects, turnarounds, reliability, maintenance, operations, and consulting. He holds an MBA Pepperdine University and Industrial Engineering degree from University of California – Los Angeles.