Bhushan Bahree, Executive Director, Global Oil, at IHS Markit, is a widely respected authority on global oil markets, focusing on OPEC and the Middle East. For more than 35 years, he has analyzed decision-making and developments in the oil-exporting world, identifying and explaining Middle East and global oil and energy trends. Educated in India, Mr. Bahree achieved worldwide recognition during his 15 years as The Wall Street Journal international energy correspondent. He also reported on such key global economic matters as monetary policy, trade negotiations, and the founding of the World Trade Organization during postings in Paris, Geneva, London, and New York. As Deputy Managing Editor for AP-Dow Jones newswires, Mr. Bahree directed energy coverage before becoming the Journal’s chief international energy correspondent, a position he held until 2007.