October 2021
Geneva, Switzerland

Argus Global Crude - Geneva

Expert speakers in 2019

Brent Secrest
Chief Commercial Officer, Enterprise Products
Brent B. Secrest was elected Chief Commercial Officer of Enterprise Products in August 2019. Mr. Secrest has been with Enterprise for 16 years and most recently served as Senior Vice President, Commercial. He had commercial responsibility for Natural Gas Liquids, Crude Oil, and Refined Products Marketing, NGL Assets and Terminals, Crude Oil Assets and Terminals and Enterpr...
Brent B. Secrest was elected Chief Commercial Officer of Enterprise Products in August 2019. Mr. Secrest has been with Enterprise for 16 years and most recently served as Senior Vice President, Commercial. He had commercial responsibility for Natural Gas Liquids, Crude Oil, and Refined Products Marketing, NGL Assets and Terminals, Crude Oil Assets and Terminals and Enterprise’s Trucking and Marine businesses. He has also held various other leadership positions, including in the areas of NGL marketing and supply, commercial development, distribution, and business analysis. He has played a key role in generating business for assets across the partnership’s integrated value chain. Mr. Secrest has over 20 years of experience in the energy industry.
Eric Lee
Commodities Strategist, Citigroup
Eric is the Senior Energy Analyst on Citi’s commodities research team in New York, where he conducts research on global energy markets and generates Citi’s house views on oil prices. He writes research reports, gives presentations and advises clients on global oil supply and demand fundamentals, commodity investing and hedging, the political economy of energy and natural r...
Eric is the Senior Energy Analyst on Citi’s commodities research team in New York, where he conducts research on global energy markets and generates Citi’s house views on oil prices. He writes research reports, gives presentations and advises clients on global oil supply and demand fundamentals, commodity investing and hedging, the political economy of energy and natural resources, the “shale revolution” and challenges to OPEC, the outlook for renewable energy, and more. He has advised government agencies, think tanks and NGOs, and regularly contributes to media. Eric was a primary author of the “Energy 2020” reports, which charted out how shale would disrupt oil markets and remain amongst the most-read Citi GPS reports. Eric has a BSc in economics from the London School of Economics and an MA in international relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
Abdulaziz Al Attar
Team Leader, Market Research Department, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation
Abdulaziz Al-Attar joined Kuwait’s state-owned oil company KPC in 1992. He was assigned to KPC’s Singapore office in 1995. Abdulaziz joined KPC’s market research department in 1998. Abdulaziz was nominated by Kuwait to join Opec as a Fiscal Policies Analyst (diplomatic status) for a five-year term in 2000. He rejoined the KPC market research department in 2005. He transfer...
Abdulaziz Al-Attar joined Kuwait’s state-owned oil company KPC in 1992. He was assigned to KPC’s Singapore office in 1995. Abdulaziz joined KPC’s market research department in 1998. Abdulaziz was nominated by Kuwait to join Opec as a Fiscal Policies Analyst (diplomatic status) for a five-year term in 2000. He rejoined the KPC market research department in 2005. He transferred to the US as the Head of KPC’s Houston office in November 2008. Abdulaziz relocated to KPC’s head office in the crude oil department in 2014 before moving to the market research department. His studies include a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Louisiana, a postgraduate diploma in petroleum exploration and production economics from the College of Petroleum and Energy, Oxford, UK and a Masters in petroleum policy from the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK. He has published a number of academic papers.
Neil Atkinson
Head of Oil Industry and Markets Division, International Energy Agency- IEA
Neil Atkinson is the Editor of the IEA’s influential monthly Oil Market Report. He also oversees the publication of the agency’s annual five-year oil market forecast and he interacts with member governments, external stakeholders and the media on oil market issues. A UK citizen, Neil joined the IEA in January 2016 bringing 36 years’ experience in oil analysis and managemen...
Neil Atkinson is the Editor of the IEA’s influential monthly Oil Market Report. He also oversees the publication of the agency’s annual five-year oil market forecast and he interacts with member governments, external stakeholders and the media on oil market issues. A UK citizen, Neil joined the IEA in January 2016 bringing 36 years’ experience in oil analysis and management positions at Venezuela’s PdV, Platt’s, the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, Energy Intelligence Group, KBC Energy Economics and Informa. He was Honorary Secretary of the British Institute of Energy Economics and is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Fuellers in London.
Jason Bloom
Director, Global Macro ETF Strategy, Invesco
Jason Bloom is the Director of Global Macro ETF Strategy for Invesco's family of exchange traded funds (ETFs). In his role, Mr. Bloom is responsible for providing a macro market outlook across all asset classes globally, in addition to leading the team’s specialized efforts in fixed income, commodity, currency, and alternatives research and strategy. He joined Invesco in 2...
Jason Bloom is the Director of Global Macro ETF Strategy for Invesco's family of exchange traded funds (ETFs). In his role, Mr. Bloom is responsible for providing a macro market outlook across all asset classes globally, in addition to leading the team’s specialized efforts in fixed income, commodity, currency, and alternatives research and strategy. He joined Invesco in 2015. Prior to joining Invesco, Mr. Bloom served as an ETF strategist for six years with Guggenheim Investments and then River Oak ETF solutions, where he helped launch several funds focused on both energy and volatility-related strategies. Previously, he spent eight years as a professional commodities trader specializing in arbitrage strategies in both the energy and US Treasury markets. Mr. Bloom earned a BA degree in economics from Gustavus Adolphus College and a JD from the University of Iowa College of Law. He holds the Series 7, 24 and 63 registrations.
Nicolette de Joncaire
Chief Editor, All News
Nicolette has been Editor in Chief of Swiss finance media platform Allnews since August 2017. Before this, she worked with daily financial newspaper l'Agefi for seven years, specialising in banking and commodity trading. Nicolette was also Editor in Chief of the eco-financial magazines of the Agefi group. Formerly, Nicolette was a partner at Arubis a Geneva-based consultin...
Nicolette has been Editor in Chief of Swiss finance media platform Allnews since August 2017. Before this, she worked with daily financial newspaper l'Agefi for seven years, specialising in banking and commodity trading. Nicolette was also Editor in Chief of the eco-financial magazines of the Agefi group. Formerly, Nicolette was a partner at Arubis a Geneva-based consulting company, Product Marketing Director at System Access in Singapore, European Representative of Trading Edge, Director responsible for Global Reference-Business Processes and Technical Architecture at Credit Suisse First Boston and Head of Information Systems for San Paolo Bank in London. Nicolette holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Paris.
Fernando Ferreira
Senior Analyst, Rapidan Energy Group
Fernando Ferreira is Director of Geopolitical Risk Service at energy consultancy Rapidan Energy Group based in Washington, DC. Fernando has extensive experience monitoring, analysing, and forecasting geopolitical supply risks and policy developments that impact the oil industry. Fernando was instrumental in researching and editing Robert McNally’s 2017 book Crude Volatilit...
Fernando Ferreira is Director of Geopolitical Risk Service at energy consultancy Rapidan Energy Group based in Washington, DC. Fernando has extensive experience monitoring, analysing, and forecasting geopolitical supply risks and policy developments that impact the oil industry. Fernando was instrumental in researching and editing Robert McNally’s 2017 book Crude Volatility. Prior to joining Rapidan, Fernando worked with the Energy and National Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, where he focused on oil markets and geopolitics. He earned his BSc in Economics and his Masters in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.
James Foster
Global Commodity Head, BP Oil International
James has worked for BP for 23 years in supply and trading. Prior to joining the crude team in 2014, he focused on products, specifically middle distillates. James traded in London and Chicago for eight years before moving into trading management in 2002, when he took over running BP’s global middle distillates team.
James has worked for BP for 23 years in supply and trading. Prior to joining the crude team in 2014, he focused on products, specifically middle distillates. James traded in London and Chicago for eight years before moving into trading management in 2002, when he took over running BP’s global middle distillates team.
Дэвид Файф
Главный экономист, Argus
Имеет более чем 30-летний опыт работы на рынках энергоносителей. До начала работы в Argus был главным экономистом в Gunvor, одной из крупнейших энергетических торговых компаний. До этого руководил подразделением нефтяной промышленности и рынков в Международном энергетическом агентстве (МЭА) и был редактором влиятельного ежемесячного отчета о состоянии мирового рынка нефти,...
Имеет более чем 30-летний опыт работы на рынках энергоносителей. До начала работы в Argus был главным экономистом в Gunvor, одной из крупнейших энергетических торговых компаний. До этого руководил подразделением нефтяной промышленности и рынков в Международном энергетическом агентстве (МЭА) и был редактором влиятельного ежемесячного отчета о состоянии мирового рынка нефти, выпускаемого этим агентством. Получил степень магистра в области энергетической политики и экономики в Имперском колледже Лондона.
Patricia Garip
Contributing Latin American Editor, Argus
Patricia Garip is Argus Media Contributing Latin America Editor based in Bogota, and regularly authors features, editorials and blogs. She previously served as Latin America Bureau Chief in Santiago and UN Correspondent in New York. Patricia has more than 25 years of experience as a journalist, and previously reported for VenEconomy and other media out of Caracas, and for ...
Patricia Garip is Argus Media Contributing Latin America Editor based in Bogota, and regularly authors features, editorials and blogs. She previously served as Latin America Bureau Chief in Santiago and UN Correspondent in New York. Patricia has more than 25 years of experience as a journalist, and previously reported for VenEconomy and other media out of Caracas, and for Energy Intelligence Group and Reuters in New York. Patricia has a BA in communication arts from Villanova University and an MA in international relations, specialising in the Middle East, from the University of Chicago. 
Джеймс Гудер
Вице-президент, нефть, Argus
Руководит развитием бизнеса в Южной Европе и Африке. Присоединился к компании в 2004 г., был редактором по нескольким направлениям, включая публикации по европейскому рынку электроэнергии и выбросов. В 2007—2010 гг. редактировал ежедневное издание Argus Crude, руководил глобальной командой журналистов и запускал новые котировки нефти. До прихода в Argus работал преподавате...
Руководит развитием бизнеса в Южной Европе и Африке. Присоединился к компании в 2004 г., был редактором по нескольким направлениям, включая публикации по европейскому рынку электроэнергии и выбросов. В 2007—2010 гг. редактировал ежедневное издание Argus Crude, руководил глобальной командой журналистов и запускал новые котировки нефти. До прихода в Argus работал преподавателем, спичрайтером и журналистом. Получил степень бакалавра по английской и американской литературе в Манчестерском университете, а также степень магистра по международной журналистике в Лондонском городском университете.
Ben Holt
Senior Advisor, Tullow Oil
Ben is Head of Marketing and Offtake at Tullow, a UK-based exploration and production company with interests mainly in sub-Saharan Africa and South America. He is responsible for the company’s oil sales, cargo scheduling, price risk management and market insight. Ben has over 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry, and was previously Vice-President, Downstream Con...
Ben is Head of Marketing and Offtake at Tullow, a UK-based exploration and production company with interests mainly in sub-Saharan Africa and South America. He is responsible for the company’s oil sales, cargo scheduling, price risk management and market insight. Ben has over 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry, and was previously Vice-President, Downstream Consulting at Wood Mackenzie, leading a variety of transaction support, strategy and other projects, particularly with regards to oil markets and infrastructure. He spent 15 years at North Sea producer Enterprise, latterly as Head of Marketing for oil and natural gas liquids sales and trading, handling some 250,000 b/d. Ben's early career was at BP, working in oil trading and refinery supply.
Alastair Houlding
Head, Trade Commodity Finance, ING
Alastair heads up ING’s commodity business in Switzerland covering the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. He started his career in 1986 with ANZ Grindlays Bank in London, with stints in Dubai and Melbourne before joining ING in London in 1993. He was ING’s regional representative in southern and eastern Africa based in Harare before returning in 1999 to ultimate...
Alastair heads up ING’s commodity business in Switzerland covering the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. He started his career in 1986 with ANZ Grindlays Bank in London, with stints in Dubai and Melbourne before joining ING in London in 1993. He was ING’s regional representative in southern and eastern Africa based in Harare before returning in 1999 to ultimately run ING’s commodity finance operation in London. From 2009, Alastair was Senior Credit Officer for ING’s commodity finance business based in Amsterdam before moving to Switzerland in late 2014.
Adi Imsirovic
Senior Research Fellow, The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Adi Imsirovic has over 30 years of experience in oil trading. He held a number of senior positions, including Global Head of Oil at Gazprom Marketing & Trading, Director of Petraco and the Head of their Singapore office and The Regional Manager of Texaco Oil Trading for Asia. Adi also taught economics at Surrey University for several years: Energy Economics as well as Reso...
Adi Imsirovic has over 30 years of experience in oil trading. He held a number of senior positions, including Global Head of Oil at Gazprom Marketing & Trading, Director of Petraco and the Head of their Singapore office and The Regional Manager of Texaco Oil Trading for Asia. Adi also taught economics at Surrey University for several years: Energy Economics as well as Resource and Environmental Economics. He has written a number of papers and articles on the topic of oil and gas prices, benchmarks and energy security. He has an honours degree (B.Sc.) in Economics and a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Energy Economics from Surrey University. He is also a Fulbright Scholar and he studied at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University.
Owain Johnson
Managing Director Global Head of Research and Product Development, CME Group
Owain’s team develops risk management products and ensures the relevance of CME benchmarks, and produces research into financial and commodity derivatives and their underlying markets. Owain previously served as CME’s Managing Director of Energy Research and Product Development, where he ensured the integrity of CME’s energy futures benchmarks, which include WTI, Henry Hub...
Owain’s team develops risk management products and ensures the relevance of CME benchmarks, and produces research into financial and commodity derivatives and their underlying markets. Owain previously served as CME’s Managing Director of Energy Research and Product Development, where he ensured the integrity of CME’s energy futures benchmarks, which include WTI, Henry Hub, DME Oman, RBOB and NYH ULSD. At CME, Owain was previously Managing Director of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange and Executive Director of the Singapore office. Before joining CME in 2010, he served as Asia Business Development Manager for Argus Media. Owain is the author of The Price Reporters: A Guide to PRAs and Commodity Benchmarks and co-edited the Oxford Energy Forum’s report on oil benchmarks. He is a member of the International Association for Energy Economics and has a master’s degree from Cambridge University in the UK.
Джефф Краловец
Вице-президент по развитию бизнеса, Argus

Джефф Краловец возглавляет отдел развития бизнеса в сегменте нефти и газоконденсата в Канаде и США. Джефф принимал участие в открытии офиса Argus в Калгари в 2010 г., и отвечал за продвижение нефтяных и газоконденсатных индексов на рынке Канады до начала 2013 г.

Ранее Джефф работал редактором новостей Argus о рынках стран Северной и Южной Америки. Джефф окончил ...

Джефф Краловец возглавляет отдел развития бизнеса в сегменте нефти и газоконденсата в Канаде и США. Джефф принимал участие в открытии офиса Argus в Калгари в 2010 г., и отвечал за продвижение нефтяных и газоконденсатных индексов на рынке Канады до начала 2013 г.

Ранее Джефф работал редактором новостей Argus о рынках стран Северной и Южной Америки. Джефф окончил Военную академию США в Вест-Пойнте и пять лет прослужил офицером авиации. Он получил степень магистра искусств в Бейлорском университете.

Mele Kyari
Group Managing Director, The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)
Mr Kyari was appointed Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) by President Muhammadu Buhari on 8 July 2019. Prior to this, he was made Group General Manager in charge of Crude Oil Marketing Division at NNPC in 2015. His responsibilities include determination and recommendation of appropriate pricing for Nigerian crude grades, condens...
Mr Kyari was appointed Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) by President Muhammadu Buhari on 8 July 2019. Prior to this, he was made Group General Manager in charge of Crude Oil Marketing Division at NNPC in 2015. His responsibilities include determination and recommendation of appropriate pricing for Nigerian crude grades, condensates and NGLs, and securing federation entitlements of crude oil, condensates and NGLs from production arrangements in the country to generate maximum revenue for the Nigerian government. He started his career in 1988 at the Nigerian Geological Survey as a field Geologist and then joined NNPC in 1991, where he was posted to the Integrated Data Services as a Geophysicist. Mele is also Nigeria’s National Representative to OPEC. He received his first degree in Geology from the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria in 1987.
Vladimir Langhamer
Trading Director, OMV Supply & Trading
Vladimir Langhamer is a downstream oil professional with broad experience across crude oil & products trading and sales, crude & feedstock optimization, risk management and operations. Starting his career in 2006 with OMV. Vladimir has been working to develop a new LP based crude scheduling solution, has developed new sales channels for excess production of white and heav...
Vladimir Langhamer is a downstream oil professional with broad experience across crude oil & products trading and sales, crude & feedstock optimization, risk management and operations. Starting his career in 2006 with OMV. Vladimir has been working to develop a new LP based crude scheduling solution, has developed new sales channels for excess production of white and heavy products and has been acting as Managing director of OMV’s trading arm in Switzerland. After his return to Vienna, he has been managing a team tasked with optimization of crude & feedstock supply for OMV western refineries in Austria and Germany, connected inventory and price risk management, origination and emissions hedging. Vladimir has currently transferred to London as Trading Director of OMV’s trading office in London.
John Luu
Managing Director, Greensill
John is the Managing Director of Origination at Greensill. Prior to joining the company he was the EMEA head of Supply Chain Finance at JP Morgan, where he developed and led the company’s crude oil SCF product.
John is the Managing Director of Origination at Greensill. Prior to joining the company he was the EMEA head of Supply Chain Finance at JP Morgan, where he developed and led the company’s crude oil SCF product.
Malek Masri
Commercial Business Manager, Haverly Systems
Malek Masri is a Business Manager for Europe and the Middle East with Haverly Systems. He has 12 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. After completing a masters degree in refining and gas fields at IFP France, Malek began working for Axens France as a process units licenser and catalysts seller. He spent seven years with Axens in different positions, working on...
Malek Masri is a Business Manager for Europe and the Middle East with Haverly Systems. He has 12 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. After completing a masters degree in refining and gas fields at IFP France, Malek began working for Axens France as a process units licenser and catalysts seller. He spent seven years with Axens in different positions, working on process units design, configuration studies for grassroot refineries, revamp projects and economic feasibility studies, before occupying the position of LP Department Manager. Within Haverly, Malek focuses on developing Haverly's products sales and marketing. He also provides technical support and training, and contributes to the development of Haverly’s crude assay management system, including H/CAMS, H/COMET, and crude assay libraries and application interface models.
Том Рид
Вице-президент, нефть и нефтепродукты, Китай, Argus
Перешел в Argus из британской телекомпании BBC в 2003 г. Работал над корпоративными и европейскими продуктами, а затем возглавил команду аналитиков, работающих с азиатскими рынками нефти и топлива для выработки электроэнергии. Будучи вице-президентом направления нефти и нефтепродуктов в Китае, курирует освещение цен на нефть и аналитику Argus в Китае.
Перешел в Argus из британской телекомпании BBC в 2003 г. Работал над корпоративными и европейскими продуктами, а затем возглавил команду аналитиков, работающих с азиатскими рынками нефти и топлива для выработки электроэнергии. Будучи вице-президентом направления нефти и нефтепродуктов в Китае, курирует освещение цен на нефть и аналитику Argus в Китае.
Marco Schiavetti
Chief Executive Officer, Saras Trading
Marco joined Saras in 1993 and after roles in finance and trading became Corporate Finance Manager in 2003. He was Investor Relations Manager from 2006-08, before becoming Supply and Trading Director overseeing the entire supply chain, including planning, crude and raw material purchasing, international product sales, wholesaling in Italy and risk management. He was appoin...
Marco joined Saras in 1993 and after roles in finance and trading became Corporate Finance Manager in 2003. He was Investor Relations Manager from 2006-08, before becoming Supply and Trading Director overseeing the entire supply chain, including planning, crude and raw material purchasing, international product sales, wholesaling in Italy and risk management. He was appointed Chief Executive in December 2015 and Chief Commercial Officer in October 2018. Marco has a degree in management engineering from the Polytechnic University of Milan.
Matthew Thompson
Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer, Argus
Matthew Thompson joined Argus in 2012, heads business development globally and is responsible for the development and implementation of Argus’ strategy in collaboration with the board, senior management and staff. Matthew is based in London and also covers corporate development activities and other key global and regional strategic initiatives. Matthew has worked in the en...
Matthew Thompson joined Argus in 2012, heads business development globally and is responsible for the development and implementation of Argus’ strategy in collaboration with the board, senior management and staff. Matthew is based in London and also covers corporate development activities and other key global and regional strategic initiatives. Matthew has worked in the energy industry for over 18 years with broad knowledge across global markets and more focused expertise in oil supply and trading strategy, refining, logistics and marketing. He started his career at Petroleum Economics Limited (PEL), before taking roles with Elf Oil UK. Following his time at Elf, Matthew spent seven years as a consultant in McKinsey & Company’s petroleum practice and from 2006 to 2012 he was Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer of the Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME). Matthew was educated at Sussex University, where he received his BA in Economics.
Tracy Vowel
Vice-President, Business Development, Argus
Tracy joined Argus in 2017 in a business development role after spending eight years with Globalcoal in general management and business development. She concentrates on the refined oil products markets for Argus. Tracy began her career as a refining process engineer in the US before shifting to oil products trading. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Colorado School of Min...
Tracy joined Argus in 2017 in a business development role after spending eight years with Globalcoal in general management and business development. She concentrates on the refined oil products markets for Argus. Tracy began her career as a refining process engineer in the US before shifting to oil products trading. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Colorado School of Mines and a MBA from London Business School.
Vlasios Voudouris
Chief Data Officer, Argus
Vlasios joined Argus from Standard Chartered Bank where he was the head of the quantitative modelling and analytics team. He has expertise in data science for commodity markets and uses insights from data to illuminate trading, hedging and risk management for crude markets. He is the co-author of two books — one on applied data science and one on energy markets. Vlasios ho...
Vlasios joined Argus from Standard Chartered Bank where he was the head of the quantitative modelling and analytics team. He has expertise in data science for commodity markets and uses insights from data to illuminate trading, hedging and risk management for crude markets. He is the co-author of two books — one on applied data science and one on energy markets. Vlasios holds a PhD from City, University of London.
Fairy Wang Pei
Head of Research and Strategy, Unipec
Doctor Fairy Wang Pei is Head of Research and Strategy at Unipec, the trading arm of Sinopec. She has a wealth of experience in oil marketing, oil trading and oil industry analysis. Based at the firm’s Beijing office since 2010, Dr Fairy has been working as a senior analyst, mainly covering oil fundamentals and corporate strategy. Dr Fairy has written many professional art...
Doctor Fairy Wang Pei is Head of Research and Strategy at Unipec, the trading arm of Sinopec. She has a wealth of experience in oil marketing, oil trading and oil industry analysis. Based at the firm’s Beijing office since 2010, Dr Fairy has been working as a senior analyst, mainly covering oil fundamentals and corporate strategy. Dr Fairy has written many professional articles — she and her team also published China’s first Petroleum Blue Book. Dr Fairy has a PhD in Economics from the Chinese Academy of Social Science in Beijing.
Matt Wright
Manager, Consulting Services, Argus
Matt Wright is Manager in the crude and refined products team in London which is responsible for producing short and long term price and fundamentals forecasts. Matt edits Argus Marine Fuels Outlook, a quarterly report which provides coverage of the latest developments as the market responds to IMO 2020. In addition to contributing to a number of Argus’ subscription report...
Matt Wright is Manager in the crude and refined products team in London which is responsible for producing short and long term price and fundamentals forecasts. Matt edits Argus Marine Fuels Outlook, a quarterly report which provides coverage of the latest developments as the market responds to IMO 2020. In addition to contributing to a number of Argus’ subscription reports, Matt works on a range of bespoke client projects including refinery feasibility studies and crude and products storage analysis.
Wang Xiaotao
Analyst, Research and Strategy Department, UNIPEC
Wang Xiaotao, Analyst, Research and Strategy Department, UNIPEC, China. Research covering fundamentals, oil price, short and medium-term developments in oil market, mainly focuses on global oil supply and geopolitics.
Wang Xiaotao, Analyst, Research and Strategy Department, UNIPEC, China. Research covering fundamentals, oil price, short and medium-term developments in oil market, mainly focuses on global oil supply and geopolitics.
Xia Xiaoyuan
Analyst, Research and Strategy, UNIPEC
Xia Xiaoyuan, Analyst, Research and Strategy Department, UNIPEC, China. Research covering fundamentals, oil price, short and medium-term developments in oil market, mainly focuses on Chinese oil market.
Xia Xiaoyuan, Analyst, Research and Strategy Department, UNIPEC, China. Research covering fundamentals, oil price, short and medium-term developments in oil market, mainly focuses on Chinese oil market.
Erotokritos (Kriton) Xydas
Head, Data Science, Argus
Erotokritos (Kriton) Xydas is Head of Data Science at Argus Media, supporting the development of innovative data science products such as the Argus Possibility Curves. Kriton previously worked as a quantitative analyst at various companies, applying a variety of statistical and other machine learning algorithms in the banking, consultancy and insurance industries. He holds...
Erotokritos (Kriton) Xydas is Head of Data Science at Argus Media, supporting the development of innovative data science products such as the Argus Possibility Curves. Kriton previously worked as a quantitative analyst at various companies, applying a variety of statistical and other machine learning algorithms in the banking, consultancy and insurance industries. He holds a PhD in Engineering from Cardiff University, with a focus on machine learning applications in the energy sector. Kriton also has an MEngs in electrical and computer engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece.
Claudine Sigam
Commodities Branch / Division on International Trade and Commodities (DITC), United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Claudine works for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Switzerland. Before this, Claudine was the Head of the Capacity Development Unit at the African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC) for four years, based at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Ethiopia, and under the tutelage of the African Union Commission. Before joini...
Claudine works for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Switzerland. Before this, Claudine was the Head of the Capacity Development Unit at the African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC) for four years, based at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in Ethiopia, and under the tutelage of the African Union Commission. Before joining the AMDC, she led the oil, gas and minerals, trade, risk management and finance programme at UNCTAD. Ms Sigam has more than 25 years’ experience in natural resource management, policy advocacy, business development and public-private partnerships. She has an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT, in the US, and an MSc in Industrial Economy from the University of Grenoble, France.
David Hemming
Senior Portfolio Manager, Invesco
David is a Senior Portfolio Manager for Commodities and Alternative ETFs at Invesco. He is responsible for the day-to-day management of the DB suite 33 Act ETF commodity funds and the active 40 Act commodity fund. David joined Invesco in 2016 and prior to this he was a Portfolio Manager and Principal at Hermes Commodities in London. He started his career on the fixed incom...
David is a Senior Portfolio Manager for Commodities and Alternative ETFs at Invesco. He is responsible for the day-to-day management of the DB suite 33 Act ETF commodity funds and the active 40 Act commodity fund. David joined Invesco in 2016 and prior to this he was a Portfolio Manager and Principal at Hermes Commodities in London. He started his career on the fixed income trading desk at SSGA.