Thomas Heinrich – is a Senior Consultant with Nexant’s advisory business unit in Bahrain. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics (Dipl. VWL) from the University of Cologne, Germany. Thomas has led many petrochemical and fertilizer feasibility studies throughout the MENA region and Central Asia. He has particular expertise in commercial analysis, financial modelling and evaluating the competitiveness of corporations and projects. Thomas has performed commercial and technical due diligence in line with M&A transactions and in project finance as well as provided strategy support to chemical and fertilizer companies. Thomas is part of the C1 chemicals and fertilizers team at Nexant. He has authored numerous articles in fertilizer and financial publications, presented at conferences and held training courses on the petrochemical and fertilizer industries. Prior to Nexant, he has completed work assignments with Chevron, ThyssenKrupp and the Emirates National Oil Company in South America, the United States and UAE.