Chris Midgley

S & P Global Platts

Chris Midgley is the Global Director of Analytics for S&P Global Platts. In this role, Chris is responsible for analysis of global commodities across the full energy supply chain. He brings valuable perspective on the economonic impact of major capital projects given his focus on both short and long term trends in the commodities markets, covering gas, power, oil, chemicals, agriculture and metals.

Most recenlty, Chris was Chief Economist for Royal Dutch Shell’s Trading and Oil Markets Analysis division responsible for developing long term trends in energy markets working with governments, strategy executives and Directors to prepare for and/or influence the global energy transition to a lower carbon world.

Previously he held Director roles for various shipping and oil-related companies. He began his career as a design and cost engineer with ExxonMobil and is a Chartered Chemical Engineer.