Senior Director, European GPE, IHS Markit, Alun is a specialist in European gas and power markets, and has over a decade of experience in the energy sector. He leads the gas content of the European GPE retainer service, a role that covers market fundamentals, quantitative modeling, and research. He also plays a significant role in the development of the long term energy balance outlooks for Europe. His expertise includes price forecasting, market strategy, fundamentals analysis, and European gas market design and operation. Mr. Davies has authored or co-authored research reports on a variety of topics within the European Energy and Global gas space. These cover a variety of topics including European gas pricing and risk management, gas supply and infrastructure, and gas demand in the context of fuel switching in the power sector. Mr. Davies holds a Masters degree in Chemistry from the University of Oxford.