Atul Arya, Senior Vice President and Chief Energy Strategist, IHS Markit, is responsible for integrating energy content, analysis, and insights across the entire energy value chain and for c-suite client engagements. The Energy division has an international presence, with over 500 colleagues and office locations on five continents. Legacy product brands including CERA, Herold, Purvin & Gertz, McCloskey, and EER are now part of the Energy business. Dr. Arya’s areas of expertise include business strategy, commercial analysis, oil markets, energy technologies, climate change, and renewables. He has previously led Energy Insight, Research and Analysis and Energy Research teams at IHS Markit. Dr. Arya has over 30 years of leadership experience in the energy industry, including senior posts with BP. His international career spans a diverse array of energy fields from strategy development and business planning to field operations and technology commercialization. His experience includes leadership in solar energy development as well as the oil and gas sector. Dr. Arya has previously served on boards of several companies and institutions, including Tata BP Solar, Green Mountain Energy, and National Council for Atmospheric Research. He was a member of the World Economic Forum’s Agenda Council on the Future of Oil and Gas and Adjunct Senior Fellow at Council on Foreign Relations in the United States. He is a regular speaker and moderator at public conferences, company boards, and at CERAWeek. Dr. Arya holds doctorate in engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.