Sang-Won Kim


Sang-Won Kim, a partner, has 20 years of experience helping clients make large capital-investment decisions, particularly in the energy value chain. He leads the global energy practice, where his clients include large exploration and production companies, national oil companies, pipeline operators, merchant and regulated utilities, as well as engineering, procurement and construction contractors. He specializes in developing practical solutions to complex decision problems and communicating strategic insights with his clients. Based in Houston, Texas, he supports clients in North America and Asia.

Dr. Kim also has extensive experience in training and capability development, teaching courses in decision analysis applications, enterprise risk management, and petroleum economics.

Dr. Kim opened the firm’s office in Houston in 2021.

Prior to rejoining SDG in 2016, Dr. Kim was a managing director in strategy consulting for IHS, a data, analytics, and insights firm that supports clients in capital-intensive industries. He began his consulting career at SDG in 1997.

Dr. Kim received an MS and PhD in management science and engineering from Stanford University. He is a Korean native.