Management consulting firm Strategic Decisions Group has opened a Houston office in support of its energy transition and technology clients in the region. Sang-Won Kim, head of the firm’s energy practice since 2020, will lead the office.

MENLO PARK, California (August 30, 2021) – Management consulting firm Strategic Decisions Group (SDG) announced today that it has opened an office in Houston under the direction of Sang-Won Kim, who leads the firm’s global energy practice.

The firm said its new presence in Houston was driven by the growing demand for energy transition technology and decarbonization strategy among its clientele in the region.

The firm’s newest office is at 1400 Broadfield Boulevard, Suite 200, in Houston. The new location is in the renowned “energy corridor” district of Houston, home to many corporations in the energy sector and beyond.

Sang-Won Kim


Dr. Kim has more than 20 years of experience working with clients to make large capital-investment decisions, particularly in the energy value chain. His clients have included large exploration and production companies, national oil companies, pipeline operators, merchant and regulated utilities, as well as engineering, procurement and construction contractors. Prior to rejoining SDG in 2016, Dr. Kim was a managing director in strategy consulting for IHS  Markit, 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 PhD and MS degrees in management science and engineering from Stanford University.

About Strategic Decisions Group

Founded in 1981, Strategic Decisions Group is a strategy consulting firm renowned for its expertise in strategic decision-making, risk management, stakeholder alignment, and value creation. Through a collaborative, team-based approach, SDG helps its clients find innovative, creative strategies to thrive today, while also helping them build internal competencies and more effective decision-making processes to meet competitive challenges in the future. A unique combination of analytic skills, strategy-development techniques, and industry experience makes SDG a preferred strategy consultant to the global Fortune 500. For more information, visit In 2021, the firm celebrates its 40th anniversary.