I am an independent business consultant and project manager from the downstream oil industry.

My aim is to provide unbiased advice and project management skills on all aspects of the downstream fuels supply chain, and the supply, purchase and sale of liquid fuels.

I have detailed knowledge and experience of building fuel supply for UK commercial customers.



My support can vary from a drop-in review of your business operations, to a 6-month work plan or implementation programme.

I have conducted business reviews, run training and recommended new routes to market

Please click below for more information on how my experience can be applied to your business.

Recent projects include:

  • Benchmarking fuel supply options for a regional fuel distributor

  • Training a commercial team to better optimise their supply chain

  • Developing a new fuel supply chain for a niche European fuel supplier




Downstream fuel and business consultancy

I am an oil industry commercial manager with nearly 30 years of experience from major oil companies to independent traders and specialist service providers across Europe. Grafton Ridge is my trading company.


I operate independently, but collaborate on larger projects either with other independent consultants, or with specialist consultancy practices.


I can also provides general business support, with the benefit of many years of blue chip and Fortune 500 company managerial experience. I can provide advice and project management experience on business planning, market entry, pricing, and optimisation of your logistics chain.


Major areas of expertise

  • Extensive experience of trading, supply and wholesale / B2B fuels operations across Europe

  • Commercial optimisation of oil refinery systems through trading and supply management

  • Fuel supply options evaluation and development

  • Pricing and business planning



Mark Waddington


+44 7770 988 477


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