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Alan Trench

Alan Trench

Director, Head of Latin America

Latin America


Summary Bio

Alan brings more than 20 years of experience in the energy, mining and basic material industries to Partners in Performance. He joined the firm in 2013, where he transitioned from a Principal to a Director within three years. He is the leader of our Oil and Gas practice.

Alan has held executive positions and supported clients in various industries as a consultant at Schlumberger, Kumba Iron Ore and McKinsey & Company, the latter of which he spent 12 years as an Associate Principal. He has developed broad international experience resulting from numerous assignments in South East Asia, the Middle East, Western Europe and several countries across the Americas.

Career highlights of Alan's have included applying Partners in Performance's ROCx methodology to increase a project's NPV by $26m – a 165% increase – through an 18% reduction of addressable Capex, a 14% increase of ounces produced and an 11% reduction of Opex.

He also improved operations of a railroad company, boosting EBITDA by 133%, and devised and executed an M&A strategy for another client, selecting targets for international expansion in a $5bn investment programme.


  • Strategy
  • Operational Excellence
  • Organisation Effectiveness
  • Capability Building

Core Sectors

  • Oil and gas


  • MBA – University of Texas
  • BSc in Business Administration
  • CPA qualified – Universidad Católica Argentina