Founder and CEO

W. Bob Lockwood, PhD

As the founder and CEO of Tiandi Energy, Bob leads the company toward its vision of being the dominant supplier of technical human resources to the global exploration and production industry. Prior to founding Tiandi, Bob held numerous executive positions, including President and COO of Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA), Sr. Vice President of IHS Inc (NYSE: IHS), Partner at PA Consulting (London) and Director at PwC (London). After completing his studies at MIT and the University of Washington in Mechanical Engineering, Bob began his career in the engineering division of the Boeing Company.


Colin Frost

Colin has over 25 years experience in the oil and gas sector, including more than 15 years in management consulting. He has held several executive roles during his career, including General Manager and Global Operations Director of the Consulting Division of IHS Energy, the world’s leading provider of commercial E&P data. Prior to that, Colin was a Director of the Energy and Utilities practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and he spent the first ten years of his career at BP, based in London, where he won industry awards from the Financial Times for transformational performance improvement projects. IBM sponsored Colin through his Computer Engineering degree at Manchester University, England.